Tag: EU

A new social contract must be green!

Civil society stands up for a European pact for the future—green, social and fit for a one-planet economy.

A new European social contract must be green (socialeurope.eu)

Social Protection for all?

Despite the European Pillar of Social Rights, social protection remains patchy for atypical and self-employed workers.

Delivering on social protection for all (socialeurope.eu)

Social Citizenship in the EU?

n a more precarious Europe, social protection and minimum-income guarantees must be more strongly embedded.

Stepping up the EU agenda on social citizenship (socialeurope.eu)

European deal on the rights of platform workers

The Council and the European Parliament have reached a provisional agreement on a proposed directive to improve working conditions for platform workers. In the event that the deal struck today is confirmed by both institutions before going through the formal adoption procedure, it will help millions of them gain access to employment rights.

The directive introduces two key improvements: it helps determine the correct employment status of people working for digital platforms and establishes the first EU rules on the use of algorithm systems in the workplace.

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Dangers ahead for the platform-work EU-Directive

The presumption of employment status for ‘gig’ workers has been diluted by the member states in negotiations.

Read in Social Europe: Dangers ahead for the platform-work directive (socialeurope.eu)

The EU Social Agenda in 2024 and beyond

Belgian Minister of Social Affairs Vandenbroucke outlines the possibilities for the European social agenda. Belgian will be EU-Council chair in first half of 2024

EU social agenda beyond 2024—no time to waste (socialeurope.eu)