On 29 March 2023, Eurofound and the European Labour Authority (ELA) are organising a one-day event on labour shortages in the EU: Where are the shortages, where are the workers? While the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated shortages in some sectors where they had been endemic for some time, recent developments in the economy and labour market, combined with the challenges of the digital and green transition, have further increased pressure on Europe’s tight labour market.
Where are the shortages, where are the workers? The drivers behind labour shortages in Europe and how to tackle themwo, 29/03/2023 - wo, 29/03/2023
Watch the webinar: #AskTheExpert - Key ingredients for the future of work: job quality and gender equalitywo, 22/03/2023 - wo, 22/03/2023
Eurofound organised a live interactive webinar on ‘Key ingredients for the future of work: job quality and gender equality’ with a live Q&A. Date: Wednesday, 22 March 2023. Time: 11:00 – 12:00 Irish Time, 12:00 – 13:00 CET. Senior research manager Agnès Parent-Thirion and research manager Jorge Cabrita explored the findings from the recently published European Working Conditions Telephone Survey (EWCTS), drawing from over 70,000 workers in 36 European countries. The video recording is available.
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The EU Employment Committee (EMCO) met on 20-21 March 2023 under the Swedish Presidency of the EU for a thematic discussion on strengthening social dialogue. At the request of the Swedish Presidency, Eurofound prepared a background paper for this meeting on Trends in national social dialogue as response to external shocks or crises, covering the period from the financial crisis of 2008 until today.
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The EU Presidency of Sweden has organised a 'High-level meeting on active and autonomous ageing' on 13-14 February 2023. The aim of the meeting is to highlight various aspects related to population ageing and foster a discussion on both challenges and opportunities brought by demographic change in EU Member States. The event will focus on how to enable longer and more sustainable working lives as well as on how to attract and retain carers with the right skills, in order to provide sustainable and quality care for older people at a time when more people are living longer.
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On 24 January 2023 at 13.30-16.00 CET, the Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs will meet for an exchange of views with Eurofound’s Executive Director Ivailo Kalfin and the Executive Directors of the EU Agencies under the EMPL Committee’s remit: Cedefop, EU-OSHA, ETF and ELA.
Watch the webinar - #AskTheExpert: Making telework work for everyone – lessons from the pandemic for a digital agedi, 06/12/2022 - di, 06/12/2022
As European employees and employers in sectors such as ICT, other services, and public administration embrace hybrid work as the new normal, Eurofound is organising a live interactive webinar on 'Making telework work for everyone' with a LIVE Q&A on 6 December 2022. Time: 10.00 AM Irish time / 11.00 AM CET. A video is available.
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On 16 and 17 November 2022, the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission is organising its inaugural annual flagship event in Brussels, the European Employment & Social Rights Forum. Eurofound Research Manager Daniel Molinuevo will be speaking on the panel 'Ensuring equal access to quality care services' at 11:40 – 12:25 (CEST) on 17 November.
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On 7 November, the European Parliament Committee on Employment and Social Affairs held a public hearing to debate the implementation of the child guarantee national action plans, which should guarantee children in need with free access to early childhood education and care, education and school-based activities, healthcare and effective access to adequate housing and healthy nutrition.
Watch the webinar - #EurofoundLive: Building a stronger Europe - Making the European Care Strategy workdo, 27/10/2022 - do, 27/10/2022
Eurofound organised a #EurofoundLIVE webinar on Building a stronger Europe - Making the European Care Strategy work on 27 October 2022 - Time: 14:00-15:00 Irish time, 15:00-16:00 European time. Drawing on its latest research findings about care, long-term care and early childhood education and care, and in the context of the European Commission’s new European Care Strategy on quality, affordable and accessible care services across the EU, as well as the European Parliament’s resolution Towards a common European action on care, Eurofound facilitated a one-hour live discussion on this theme. A video is available.
Living and working in Europe in an era of disruption: Gendered impacts, challenges and opportunitiesma, 24/10/2022 - ma, 24/10/2022
On 24 October, at EIGE’s Gender Equality Forum 2022, Eurofound ran a 90-minute workshop session with an interactive panel discussion on Living and working in Europe in an era of disruption: Gendered impacts, challenges and opportunities. Save the date for this hybrid event!