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Study: Young people living with their parents longer

Faced with a depressed job market, a growing number of young people continue to live at home, with serious implications for their independence, warns a new study by Eurofound.
14-11-2013

Political will, not only cash, needed to fight youth unemployment: experts

SPECIAL REPORT / With youth unemployment at 23%, twice the level of the older population, the EU has earmarked €6 billion to put young people back to work, but more political will is needed to make sure that the national programmes are ambitious and deliver tangible results, experts said.
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Employment. Lets work it out.

Unemployment is a major concern in Europe. Discover what the European Parliament is doing to improve the situation.

EU tells member states to step up actions on jobs

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.
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EU Priorities 2020 28-06-2013

EU leaders agree on €8bn youth jobless fund

European leaders agreed on Thursday (27 June) to set aside around 8 billion euros to combat youth unemployment, even as they admitted that the labour market would only sustainably improve once the crisis-hit region returns to growth.

Europe’s €8bn youth jobless fund meets scepticism

European leaders agreed on Thursday (27 June) to set aside around 8 billion euros to combat youth unemployment, even as they admitted that the labour market would only sustainably improve once the crisis-hit region returns to growth.

Ex-Nokia innovation chief: Today’s labour policies are ill-adapted to the Y generation

Present-day labour policies reflect an “outdated command and control culture” to employment that no longer fits with the younger generation, says Juhani Risku, former innovation director at Nokia, who has elaborated a different approach to work.
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EU leaders to agree faster spending on youth jobless fight

French President François Hollande will travel to Brussels for a European summit today with an appeal for an EU-wide “action plan” on youth unemployment that includes frontloading the bloc’s €6-billion youth employment initiative over the next two years rather than the next seven, the fund’s original time frame.
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Brussels proposes measures to match jobseekers with vacancies

The European Commission has released proposals for better functioning public job centres, as part of the fight against Europe’s soaring unemployment levels.
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Economy & Jobs 17-06-2013

Commission launches EU-wide public employment service

In an attempt to fight soaring unemployment in Europe, the European Commission on Monday tabled a proposal to create a pan-European network of public employment services. With around 26 million unemployed EU citizens across the continent, the Commission hopes to make it easier for member states to match job-seekers with particular skills with employers looking for those skills. Currently, there are 1.7 million job vacancies in the EU.

Berlin takes youth unemployment fight to Southern Europe

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble and Portugal's Vítor Gaspar inked an agreement on Wednesday (22 May) to fight youth unemployment in the debt-laden Southern European state. A similar deal was signed with Spain last month in what the opposition Social Democrats described as a belated attempt to restore Germany’s image in Southern Europe.

Member states showcase dual education schemes ahead of EU proposals

Five EU member states with successful apprenticeship systems have united to share knowledge with lagging countries, in advance of new European Commission proposals to promote the schemes as a way to address youth unemployment.
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