Committee on Employment and Social Affairs


05-06-2023 - 16:37

During the Committee meeting will hear a report back from the recent EMPL mission to the Porto Social Forum, which was held from 26 to 27 May 2023. The aim of the Forum was to take stock of major initiatives and to underline the need for continued implementation of the objectives towards building stronger Social Europe agreed at the Porto Social Summit in 2021.

Monthly Highlight October 2020
05-06-2023 - 16:32

On 8 June, Members of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee will be discussing the expected impact of the 2021-2027 cohesion policy. Among the goals set out in the cohesion policy, there is fostering a social and inclusive Europe, particularly through ESF plus, aiming at investing in people by developing digital skills, promoting reskilling and upskilling as well as inclusive and sustainable labour markets and quality jobs.

two groups of people formed in comment
09-05-2023 - 21:13

Members of Committee on Employment and Social Affairs committee voted on a motion for resolution on Strengthening social dialogue on the 8th of May, as a reaction to the Commission Communication and proposal for a Council recommendation on reinforcing and promoting social dialogue at EU level. On 26 April the Committee adopted 2 questions for Oral answers to Council and Commission on this topic.

Ms Alicia Homs Ginel is elected as new 1st Vice president  of the Committee on Employment and Social Affair
28-04-2023 - 19:30

On Wednesday 26 April 2023, the new 1st Vice president of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs was elected. After MEP Marc Angel was elected as Vice-President of the European Parliament in January 2023, and his resignation from his position as first Vice-Chair of the EMPL committee. The S&D political group nominated new candidate Alicia Homs Ginel and during EMPL committee meeting she was elected as 1st Vice-President of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs by acclamation.

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