MEMO/15/4563  05-03-2015 - Questions and Answers: What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality? 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 05 March 2015 What do the EU Treaties say about gender equality? The Treaty of Rome in 1957 already included the principle of equal pay for equal work. (Article 119 EEC, then 141 EC, now Article 157 TFEU).
SPEECH/15/4565  05-03-2015 - Closing remarks by Marianne Thyssen at the High Level Conference "A New Start for Social dialogue" 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 05 March 2015 Ladies and gentlemen, It is truly a pleasure to see you all here together in Brussels and to witness the quality of today's discussions. It is my honour to present to you some of the main elements discussed...
IP/15/4542  04-03-2015 - Social dialogue in Europe: together for a new start 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 04 March 2015 Tomorrow the European Commission will organise, in Brussels, a High-Level Conference bringing together leaders of European and national employers' and workers' organisations, Members of the European Parliament and representatives from the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
MEMO/15/4540  04-03-2015 - EU social dialogue: Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 04 March 2015 Why is there a need for a 'new start for social dialogue'? At EU level, social dialogue was launched in 1985 at Val Duchesse by former Commission President Jacques Delors with the leaders of the social partners at European level.
MEMO/15/4526  03-03-2015 - Setting the medium-term policy horizon: results from the Europe 2020 public consultation and publication of the integrated economic and employment guidelines 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 03 March 2015 The Commission has adopted a Communication on the results of the public consultation on the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. These results will pave the way for a review of the Europe 2020 strategy later this year,...
IP/15/4513  26-02-2015 - Fighting poverty: Commission commits €3.8 billion to help the most vulnerable in Europe 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 February 2015 The European Commission has adopted the last remaining national Operational Programmes for the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived for 2014-2020. In total this is worth €3.8 billion in assistance to 4 million of the people most in need...
IP/15/4472  23-02-2015 - Employment: Commission proposes €6 million from the Globalisation Fund to help over 2,500 road haulage and delivery workers in France 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 February 2015 The European Commission has proposed to mobilise €6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 2,513 former workers of Mory-Ducros in France to find new jobs.
IP/15/4425  13-02-2015 - Cohesion Policy: Commission commits more than 66 billion euro to promote economic development across Europe 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 February 2015 The European Commission has today adopted 40 new programmes under the European Cohesion Policy to support economic development and social cohesion across the European Union. An additional 10 programmes will be adopted before the end of this month.
SPEECH/15/4404  12-02-2015 - The Future of the Protection of Social Rights in Europe 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 12 February 2015 Marianne Thyssen, EU Commissioner in charge of Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Speech at the opening conference of the Belgian Chairmanship of the Council of Europe Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to address this...
IP/15/4100  04-02-2015 - Juncker Commission makes 1 billion euro available for the young unemployed 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 04 February 2015 Today the European Commission proposes to make 1 billion euro from the Youth Employment Initiative available as early as this year. This change will increase by up to 30 times the pre-financing Member States receive to boost youth employment - reaching...