About: restructuring

European Works Councils are vital to protect fundamental and democratic rights

European Works Councils protect fundamental and democratic rights, but too many employees are still not protected by them. If Europe is serious about becoming a truly social Europe, this has to change, writes Stan De Spiegelaere.
Euro & Finance 29-04-2011

Restructuring: By design or by default?

Just as Europe was talking about bailouts a year ago, it is now moving into 'restructuring' territory. But a year from now not even that will have been enough and the new order of the day will be the dreaded D-word: default, writes Jens Bastian, visiting fellow for the political economy of Southeast Europe at St. Antony’s College in Oxford, England in an exclusive op-ed for EURACTIV. 

Linking retirement to life expectancy ‘saves welfare’

As the French government reels from a series of strikes and protests over its plan to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62, a leading Brussels policy expert warns of more trouble ahead across Europe unless governments are frank with voters about the fundamental reforms required to grapple with the looming demographic crisis. 

EU to help laid-off workers with globalisation adjustment fund

On Wednesday 1 March, the Commission will present more details on European financial help for workers that have become victims of major company restructuring as a consequence of globalisation.

Commission seeks to allocate additional funds to restructuring

The Commission proposes the establishment of new funds dedicated to economic restructuring under the European Social Fund for the budgetary period 2007-2013.

New report underlines importance of fuelling the CSR debate

A key EU agency surveyed European companies on their approaches to restructuring, subcontracting, the local community and the environment and gave seven points of action to promote CSR.