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Economy & Jobs 24-01-2017

Unemployment and pensions protection in Europe: the changing roles of social partners

The European Social Observatory (OSE) proudly presents the video of the PROWELFARE final conference.
Health 04-04-2016

14.5 million European workers unprotected from risks of skin cancer

Revisiting European policies and legislation to meet the increasing prevalence of skin cancer in outdoor workers should become part of the European agenda, write Swen Malte John and Nikos Manaras.

Protecting citizens from hazardous chemicals is in everyone’s interest

Hazardous chemicals are a vital part of many industries, but lax and inconsistent safety standards put workers' health and lives at risk all over the world, writes Christian Friis Bach. 
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Jobs take their toll: understanding the impact of ageing, gender and occupational hazards on workers

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.
09-12-2013

EU pressed pause button on ‘quality’ jobs

SPECIAL REPORT / Brussels has postponed the adoption of the European health and safety strategy which since 2002 has allowed member states to move on an equal footing to protect workers. Putting the strategy on the backburner will undermine the sound functioning of the labour market, experts told EURACTIV.
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