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Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.9%Second quarter of 2017

Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.9%

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.9% in the second quarter of 2017, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.7% in the second quarter of 2016, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate was 2.0% in the second quarter of 2017, up from 1.9% recorded in the previous quarter and from 1.8% in the second quarter of 2016. Leer más

EU job-search aid

€3.5 million for 1,000 former Microsoft workers in Finland

EU job-search aid worth more than €3.5 m for 1,000 redundant workers in Western and Southern Finland was approved by MEPs on Wednesday. The resolution by rapporteur Petri Sarvamaa (EPP, FI), recommending that €3,520,080 be released from the EGF, was passed by 600 votes to 83, with 9 abstentions. Leer más

Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro areaEurostat

Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area

The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and in the EU28 in the second quarter of 2017 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2017, employment increased by 0.5% in both areas. These figures are seasonally adjusted. Leer más

30.6 million people aged 15 to 64 in the European Union (EU) were self-employed in 2016Self-employed in the EU

30.6 million people aged 15 to 64 in the European Union (EU) were self-employed in 2016

Two out of three were men (67%), over half (55%) were aged 45 or over, about a third (35%) had tertiary education and 7 in10 (71%) were own account owners (they had no employees). Leer más

New Skills Profile tool to help non-EU nationals enter the labour marketIntegration

New Skills Profile tool to help non-EU nationals enter the labour market

On the occasion of the United Nations´ World Refugee Day, the European Commission is today releasing the ´EU Skills Profile Tool for Third-Country Nationals´. The ´EU Skills Profile Tool´ makes it simpler and quicker to understand and present individuals´ skills and their skills needs. It will shortly be available in all official EU languages as well as Arabic, Farsi, Pashto, Sorani, Somali and Tigrinya. Two languages can be displayed side-by-side on screen simultaneously. Leer más

Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area and in the EU28 compared with the first quarter of 2016First quarter of 2017

Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area and in the EU28 compared with the first quarter of 2016

The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and in the EU28 in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the fourth quarter of 2016, employment increased also by 0.4% in both areas.These figures are seasonally adjusted.  Leer más

Euro area unemployment at 9.3% - EU28 at 7.8%Eurostat

Euro area unemployment at 9.3% - EU28 at 7.8%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.3% in April 2017, down from 9.4% in March 2017 and down from 10.2% in April 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since March 2009. The EU28 unemployment rate was 7.8% in April 2017, down from 7.9% in March 2017 and from 8.7% in April 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since December 2008. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Leer más

Eurostat

Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.7%

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2016, up from 1.6% recorded in both the previous quarter and the fourth quarter of 2015, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The job vacancy rate in the EU28 was 1.8% in the fourth quarter of 2016, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2015. Leer más

OECD unemployment rate down to 6.1% January 2017

OECD unemployment rate down to 6.1%

The OECD unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percentage point to 6.1% in January 2017 after two consecutive months of stability. Across the OECD area, 38.3 million people were unemployed, 5.7 million more than in April 2008, before the crisis. Leer más

European Globalisation Adjustment Fund

€1.8m for 800 former retail workers in the Netherlands

EU job search aid worth €1,818,750 for 800 former retail workers in the Netherlands was approved by the Budgets Committee in a vote on Thursday. The workers were made redundant by six retail trade companies which recently went bankrupt in the Drenthe and Overijssel regions. The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) aid still needs to be approved by Parliament as a whole, on 14 February and by the Council of Ministers, on 17 February. Leer más

Monthly minimum wages below €500 in east and well above €1000 in northwestNational minimum wages in the EU

Monthly minimum wages below €500 in east and well above €1000 in northwest

As of 1st January 2017, 22 out of the 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) have national minimum wages: only Denmark, Italy, Cyprus, Austria, Finland and Sweden do not have one. The 22 EU Member States that have national minimum wages can be divided into three main groups based on the level in euro.  Leer más

Euro area unemployment at 9.8%- EU28 at 8.3%Eurostat

Euro area unemployment at 9.8%- EU28 at 8.3%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.8% in November 2016, stable compared to October 2016 and down from 10.5% in November 2015. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2009. The EU28 unemployment rate was 8.3% in November 2016, down from 8.4% in October 2016 and from 9.0% in November 2015. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since February 2009. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Leer más

At least 9.4 million European residents found a job

European Social Fund has helped almost 10 million Europeans to find a job between 2007 and 2014

The European Commission has published an evaluation report of investments under the European Social Fund (ESF) during the 2007-2013 period, with specific reports for each Member State. Leer más

Showing the work" via our new app

Youth Forum launches campaign #4YouthWork!

The European Youth Forum launched its new web application #4YouthWork, together with two publications (Study on the Social Value of Youth Organisation/ Validation of non-formal education in the youth sector). Leer más

Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE)

More employment and less poverty according a European review of employment

The latest annual review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) shows encouraging results. The number of Europeans in work was the highest ever measured, reaching 232 million. Moreover, the future of work is changing in a context of increasing digitalisation of the economy. Leer más

Top business schools in Europe, according to the Financial TimesTop business schools in Europe, according to the Financial Times

The Financial Times released its final 2016 ranking of the best business schools in Europe, ranking the most prestigious universities with the highest levels of academic rigour and best job prospects. Leer más

Conclusions of the European Council meeting.

European leaders reaffirm their will to fight youth unemployment

The European Council confirmed the continuation of the Youth Guarantee and the increased support attributed to the Youth Employment Initiative. Leaders committed themselves to tackle the challenges faced by young people. The European Youth Forum called for the involvement of more young people in decision-making which is the only way to reconnect with young people and regain their trust in the European project. Leer más

Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.6%- EU28 rate at 1.8%Third quarter of 2016

Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.6%- EU28 rate at 1.8%

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.6% in the third quarter of 2016, down from 1.7% in the previous quarter, but up from 1.5% in the third quarter of 2015, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The job vacancy rate in the EU28 was 1.8% in the third quarter of 2016, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.6% in the third quarter of 2015. Leer más

Large earnings disparities in the EUStructure of Earnings Survey

Large earnings disparities in the EU

Notable discrepancies can be observed in the Member States of the European Union (EU) in gross hourly earnings, not only between the 10% of employees earning the least and the 10% earning the most, but also according to the economic activity, with financial and insurance activities being among the highest paying industries in every EU Member State and accommodation and food services among the lowest paying. Leer más

Employment up by 0.2% in euro area in the third quarter of 2016 Eurostat

Employment up by 0.2% in euro area in the third quarter of 2016

The number of persons employed increased by 0.2% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 in the third quarter of 2016 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the second quarter of 2016, employment rose by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.3% in the EU28.These figures are seasonally adjusted. Leer más

Second quarter 2016 compared with first quarter 2016

1 in 5 unemployed persons in the EU found a job

Out of all persons in the European Union (EU) who were unemployed in the first quarter 2016, 63.2% (12.6 million persons) remained unemployed in the second quarter 2016, while 19.5% (3.9 million) moved into employment and 17.3% (3.5 million) towards economic inactivity. Economically inactive individuals are those neither employed nor unemployed. Examples are students, pensioners and housewives or -men, provided that they are not working at all and not available or looking for work either. Leer más

European rules on business insolvency

Commission proposes new approach to support growth and protect jobs

Well-functioning insolvency and restructuring systems are key to supporting economic growth and job creation. This initiative will increase the opportunities for companies in financial difficulties to restructure early on so as to prevent bankruptcy and avoid laying off staff. It will ensure that entrepreneurs get a second chance at doing business after a bankruptcy. It will also lead to more effective and efficient insolvency procedures throughout the EU. Leer más

EU Budget deal

European Parliament achieves best support for youth and growth initiatives

MEPs have fought for and obtained better support for unemployed youngsters and additional funds to boost key initiatives supporting SMEs, transport infrastructure projects, research and Erasmus+ student mobility. The provisional deal on the EU Budget 2017 with the Council was reached in the early hours of Thursday. After Budget MEPs and Council have formally endorsed the agreement, the new EU budget will be voted in plenary in December. Leer más

Eastern Partnership dialogues

EU and Eastern Partnership countries stepping up cooperation on innovation with the EU4Innovation

Commissioners Johannes Hahn and Carlos Moedas and EEAS Deputy Secretary General Jean-Christophe Belliard, launch the EU4Innovation initiative in Yerevan. The informal Eastern Partnership dialogues are held twice a year and hosted in turn by the Eastern Partnership countries. They allow for an open, informal exchange of views between the partner countries and the EU high level representatives on foreign policy and sectorial cooperation areas. Leer más

Duration of working life

Expected duration of working life in the EU 35.4 years on average in 2015

The expected duration of working life in the European Union (EU) stood at 35.4 years on average in 2015, up by 1.9 years compared with 2005. In detail over this 10-year period, duration of working life has increased more rapidly for women (32.8 years in 2015 compared with 30.2 years in 2005, or +2.6 years) than for men (37.9 years in 2015 vs. 36.7 years in 2005, or +1.2 year). Leer más
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4 Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.9%
5 Commission sets out path towards fair taxation of the Digital Economy
6 More than half of children and youth worldwide ´not learning´
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8 €3.5 million for 1,000 former Microsoft workers in Finland
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