Youth & Employment

OUR MOST IMPORTANT VOTES
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Enforcement of EU rules on posted workers

Although the posting of workers is one of the practices rooted in the very notion of the internal market, it is a relatively...

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Safety of pregnant and breastfeeding workers

Safety of pregnant and breastfeeding workers

Pregnancy and child-bearing can lead to unwanted reductions in women's participation in professional life, especially when...

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Organisation of working time: persons performing mobile road transport activities

A tired driver is a dangerous driver. This proposal for a Directive sought to regulate the working time of professional...

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Discrimination of women during the financial crisis

The economic crisis is affecting large sectors of the population in many Member States.

In this context, it has long...

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Promoting youth access to the labour market, strengthening trainee, internship and apprenticeship status

Youth unemployment is one of Europe’s most pressing problems.

The rate of unemployment amongst young people in Europe...

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Working hours of airline pilots

Longer flight hours for pilots are profitable for airlines. Accordingly, their lobbyists have made considerable efforts to...

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Developing the job potential of a new sustainable economy

In 2010, unemployment in the EU reached an unprecedented level of around 10%.

As the economic crisis continued to...

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The role of minimum income in combating poverty and promoting an inclusive society in Europe

Millions of Europeans today work in low-wage jobs that are not covered by labour agreements or minimum wages.

The...

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Youth on the Move

Youth on the Move

The European Commission views Youth on the Move as a key element in its Europe 2020 Strategy.

It combines new and...

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Recommendations of the EU Parliament against the economic crisis

Recommendations of the EU Parliament against the economic crisis

Immediately after the collapse of the US bank Lehman Brothers in 2009, when the financial crisis started spreading across...

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Women and business leadership

Women and business leadership

Less than 16% of all positions in corporate management bodies are occupied by women. This means women are heavily...

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Tackling the issue of early school leaving

The percentage of early school leavers in the EU currently stands at 14.4%. Research commissioned by the Commission has...

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Employment and social aspects in the Annual Growth Survey 2012

Employment and social aspects in the Annual Growth Survey 2012

This was the first time that Parliament had adopted a report on the European Semester for Economic Policy Coordination as...

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On the contribution of the European Institutions to the consolidation and progress of the Bologna process

Since the Bologna Process was launched in 1998, some headway has been made in boosting universities' accessibility for...

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Modernising Europe's higher education systems

Within the EU, education is a competence of the Member States, but with around 19 million students and 4,000 universities in...

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Equal pay for male and female workers for work of equal value

Equal pay for male and female workers for work of equal value

On average, women in the EU earn more than 16% less than men who do equivalent jobs. This gender pay gap varies from one...

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Employment and social aspects in the Annual Growth Survey 2013

Each year since 2012, as part of its consultative role in the new European system of economic governance, Parliament has...

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European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF)

European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF)

By altering global trade flows, globalisation has shaped economic and industrial development, resulting in many workers...

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