About: Bernadette Ségol

Climate change 02-10-2015

Unions call for cash for carbon dependent regions

Trade union leaders on Friday (2 October) called for workers in regions dependent on carbon intensive industries to be given financial and other support to help them find new jobs.

Commission forecasts small reduction in unemployment

The EU's overall unemployment rate is likely to fall to 10% in 2015 and to 9.5% in 2016, down from 10.3% in 2014, the Commission said on Tuesday (4 November), as labour markets show signs of recovery.