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12 Jul
ELA European Labour Authority

Regulation (EU) 2019/1149 establishing a European Labour Authority

Yesterday, July 11, was published the Regulation (EU) 2019/1149 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 establishing a European Labour Authority. This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union. This Regulation shall be binding in […]

10 Jul
mobility stadistics Europe 2019

1.3 million Europeans live in one country, but work in another (statistics on mobility in Europe)

Did you know that among the half a billion people living in the EU, 8% do not have the nationality of their country of residence? Also, 1.3 million Europeans live in one country, but work in another, and 1.7 million EU students study abroad. People in today’s Europe are on the move more than ever […]

09 Jul
ILO geneve july 2019 RDW

ILO: Work and well-being in the 21st century (6th Regulating for Decent Work, RDW, Conference)

6th Regulating for Decent Work Conference (these days, 8-10 July, in Geneva). The world of work is undergoing major transformations as a result of new business models supported by technological change, shifts in the global economy, demographics and other factors that will continue, and potentially intensify, in the future. These transformations are impacting on working […]

05 Jul

Labour Income Share and Distribution Just 10%of workers receive nearly half of global pay

Labour Income share. An ILO assessment gives the first global estimates of the distribution of labour income, and shows that pay inequality remains pervasive in the world of work. The findings are drawn from a new database which includes national, regional and global data. Key facts Ten per cent of workers receive 48.9 per cent […]

02 Jul
taxes European Union disputes

Fair Taxation: New EU-wide system to resolve tax disputes between Member States applies from 1 July

Fair Taxation in EU. New EU rules come into force yesterday, 1 July, to ensure quicker and more effective resolution of tax disputes between Member States, making life easier and offering much more tax certainty for businesses and individuals experiencing double taxation issues. The eagerly awaited new system will help to find solutions for tax […]

28 Jun
G-20 Summit Japan Osaka

G-20: EU focus on multilateralism and the digital economy

G20 leaders will meet in Osaka on 28-29 June as Japan holds the G20 presidency for the first time. President Donald Tusk will represent the EU at the summit along with the President of the European Commission. Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, will host the summit.At the summit, the EU will call for the defence […]

27 Jun
geoblocking in european union

Digital Single Market: Survey shows Europeans are well aware of rules against unjustified geoblocking

Seven months after new rules against unjustified geoblocking began to apply, general consumer awareness of the new rules against restrictions for online shopping and cross-border sales is already high. A Eurobarometer survey published today, 27 June, shows that just a few months after the new rules on geo-blocking started to apply, 50% of EU citizens […]

24 Jun
G-20 2019 Japan work, women

G-20 2019 in Japan (28-29 June): employment and women´s empowerment

G-2019 in Japan. On the 28th and 29th of June 2019, Japan will host its first ever G20 Summit in Osaka. Future of work The world of work faces significant changes driven by globalization, digitalization, demographic transitions, and a shift in individual and societal expectations about work and welfare. Under Japanese Presidency, changes in the world of work and how […]

21 Jun
108th international labour conference ILO

ILO: New international labour standard to combat violence and harassment at work agreed (108th International Labour Conference)

The Centenary International Labour Conference has adopted a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace. The Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019, and Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019 , were adopted today (June, 21) by delegates on the final day of the Centenary International Labour Conference, in Geneva. For the Convention, 439 votes […]


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