Työllisyys- ja sosiaaliasiat

Bright Yellow Hardhats - closeup

“After 27 months, we have finally done it! This revised Directive will help to improve the conditions of workers while ensuring fairer...

Happy family with child and shopping bags in city

“We have taken the first step towards a better balance between work and private life for all working parents and their families. Gender...

Bright Yellow Hardhats - closeup

"This agreement reflects the social, economic and political reality of the European Union. It provides a clear direction towards a more social...

Womens day

"The gender pension gap between men and women is up to almost 40% in Europe. It is obvious that something isn’t right! Dealing with this...



Työllisyyden ja sosiaaliasioiden valiokunnan toimivaltaan kuuluvat työllisyyspolitiikka ja kaikki sosiaalipolitiikan osa-alueet, kuten työolot, sosiaaliturva ja sosiaalinen suojelu. Lisäksi sen vastuualueisiin kuuluvat työterveys- ja työturvallisuustoimet, ammatillista koulutusta koskeva politiikka, ammattipätevyys mukaan luettuna, työntekijöiden ja eläkeläisten vapaa liikkuvuus sekä kaikenlainen syrjintä työssä ja työmarkkinoilla. Työllisyyden ja sosiaaliasioiden valiokunta ei käsittele sukupuoleen perustuvaa syrjintää, sillä se kuuluu naisten oikeuksien valiokunnan toimivaltaan.


couple together at the beach
9.9.2015 - 15:08

Elderly people deserve our utmost attention

The Plenary of the European Parliament has adopted a Report by Slovakian EPP Group MEP Eduard Kukan on the assessment of the 2012 European Year for Active Ageing. Active ageing and inter-generational...
Construction worker doing measuring
23.6.2015 - 11:22

EPP Group wants to help job seekers find work abroad

New EU job database to make it easier to find jobs from Lisbon to Helsinki! "We want to help job-seekers find work abroad", said Heinz K Becker MEP, the European Parliament's...
Eva Paunova MEP
2.6.2015 - 12:00

Jobs for young people - a vision that works

As politicians, we try to inspire visions for the future, we lay the ground for their realisation and gather momentum for worthy causes - causes that change people's lives, shape our economy and...
Portrait of businesspeople working in an office
20.5.2015 - 14:45

EPP Group shares responsibility for disabled citizens

The EPP Group wants closer cooperation between the EU Institutions to better meet the needs of disabled Europeans. The EU has ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (...
7.5.2015 - 10:35

Undeclared Work: exchange of best practices needed

Today, Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs approved the setting-up of a European platform to enhance cooperation and exchange of best practices in...
Young students
29.4.2015 - 12:48

Youth employment: more funding, faster

"Thanks to the EPP Group, things are progressing: the European pre-financing that creates jobs for young people in the most affected regions will increase from 1% to 30%”, said Elisabeth...


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