New European Employment Observatory Newsletter

26 September, 2012

The European Employment Observatory (EEO) has just published its regular newsletter covering developments in employment policy at the EU level. The newsletter is published in cooperation with CERGE-EI and ICF GHK consultancy. EEO is supported by a network of national labour market experts (SYSDEM network) from leading independent research institutions in the EEO countries, and the Czech Republic is represented by CERGE-EI faculty member Daniel Münich.

This EEO newsletter covers the following developments in employment policy at the EU level:

  • Labour Market Update
  • Three pillars for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth
  • EGF Funding
  • ESF funding for lifelong learning is, for many, a needed lifelong investment
  • The Working Time Directive review is extended
  • Improvement of apprenticeships and traineeships to boost youth employment
  • Tackling the woes of European illiteracy
  • First microcredit provider for Italy, as the Progress Microfinance tool proves a success.

You can read the entire newsletter here.