The commissioner responsible for employment, social affairs and inclusion, László Andor , has called on EU member states to do more for Europe's unemployed, after the rate of overall jobless in the member states rose since July 2012.
Backed by the European Parliament’s youth committee, around 100 Brussels-based workers gathered in front of the European Parliament today (17 July) to protest the abuse and inherent inequality of employers’ "hire an intern, not an employee" culture.
Employers and most European governments tell us we will all have to work for longer. But how can workers in backbreaking jobs do that? As it is, many never manage to work out a full career due to physical or mental burnout.
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