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Implementing the European Skills Agenda

By Siria Taurelli / 12 February, 2021

The European Skills Agenda is a call for action on a set of ambitious targets, and involves the upskilling and reskilling of millions of adult people by 2025. To implement the Skills Agenda, governments and social partners, state and non-state actors will have to innovate their cooperation arrangements, and learn […]

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Europe in 2020

By László Andor / 30 November, 2020

The year 2020 will be recorded forever as one overshadowed by the new coronavirus. Needless to say, this was not the plan. Because there was a plan. A few of us clearly remember. The idea was that the European Union would pursue smart, sustainable and inclusive growth after the Great […]

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For a European Semester that addresses inequalities

By Maria João Rodrigues / 12 October, 2020

Against the backdrop of the major EU recovery plan that was decided in July, the European Semester will play a key role in the implementation of the national recovery plans, that are to be submitted by mid-October. The reform of the Semester process was already in the pipeline, but it […]

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The EU minimum wage initiative in times of COVID-19 crisis

By Sacha Garben / 8 May, 2020

A few months ago, the new European Commission boldly announced its plans to deliver an EU minimum wage legal measure within its first 100 days in office. The COVID-19 crisis is likely to affect not only the schedule of this high-profile initiative, but the very political appetite for it.

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Squaring the circle with an EU action on minimum wages is more urgent than ever

By Amandine Crespy / 6 May, 2020

If a consensus could be found on bailing out indebted countries and extend the intervention scope the ECB, why not on tackling poverty through minimum wages?

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Continuing the fight for shorter working time

By Frances O'Grady / 10 December, 2019

A four-day week, without loss of pay, is one of our ambitions!

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It’s time for a 4 days working week!

By Aidan Harper / 10 December, 2019

With the rapidly approaching climate breakdown and automation of many work processes, a shorter working week becomes a realistic alternative.

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New Frontiers of Social Europe

By László Andor / 22 November, 2019

A discussion on a Social Union is needed to avoid a further widening of the gap between the economic and social sides of the integration

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Health in Europe: reducing inequalities

By Vytenis Andriukaitis / 2 July, 2019

In a world with so much wealth, how is it possible that so many people have little or no access to healthcare?

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Public housing, a creator of wealth

By Cédric Van Styvendael / 15 February, 2019

It is the duty of the Progressives to refocus their attention on affordable housing, says Cédric Van Styvendael, President of Housing Europe, in an interview done by Alain Bloëdt.

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