EU Skills Panorama
In 2014, average hourly labour costs in the whole economy (excluding agriculture and public administration) were estimated to be €24.6 in the European Union (EU) and €29.2 in the euro area (EA18). However, this average masks significant gaps between EU Member States, with the lowest hourly labour costs recorded in Bulgaria (€3.8), Romania (€4.6), Lithuania (€6.5) and Latvia (€6.6) and the highest in Denmark (€40.3), Belgium (€39.1), Sweden (€37.4) and Luxembourg (€35.9).
At a meeting of the European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee (EMPL), in Brussels on 24 March, Cedefop was invited to exchange views on the Commission’s green employment initiat
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Rome, 27 March 2015 Speech by Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, at Conference on the Youth Guarantee organised by the Lazio Region Ladies and gentlemen, The new Commission has made jobs and growth a top...
4ème Biennale du Céreq. Paris 7 octobre 2015.
Speaking at a European Parliament Employment Committee workshop on the impact of the crisis on skills shortages, in Brussels on 23 March, Cedefop expert Kostas Pouliakas stressed that skill shortag
At the Tripartite Social Summit this morning, EU leaders and social partners focused on jobs, growth and investment priorities for Europe.