If you’re aged between 18 and 30 and would like help make society a little better, register with the European Solidarity Corps.
Youth unemployment remains a key concern in Europe. Find out what measures the EU has put in place to help.
On Tuesday, MEPs adopted ERASMUS+, the 2021-2027 edition of the EU’s flagship programme for education, training, youth and sports.
Parliament has updated the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, making it more accessible and better equipped to tackle global crises.
The improved European Social Fund+ programme focuses on fighting child poverty and youth unemployment in Europe. Learn more by watching our video.
Find out how the EU is improving workers’ rights and working conditions across Europe, from working hours and parental leave to health and safety at work.
The EU helps to improve public health through funding and legislation on a wide range of topics, such as food, diseases, clean air and more.
From a bigger budget to more opportunities for disadvantaged people, discover the new Erasmus+ programme.
Demographic change can pose a major challenge for the EU. The European Parliament has examined the causes and possible solutions around this issue.
Following Parliament’s recommendations, the European Commission adopted an ambitious post-2020 disability strategy. Discover its priorities.
The EU wants a just energy transition. Find out how the Social Climate Fund aims to help those who are most exposed to energy poverty.
Find out how the coordination of social security in the EU works and how Parliament wants to improve the system to make it easier to work abroad.
All you need to know about posted workers in the EU and how the Parliament wants to stop unfair competition and protect workers.
Workers posted temporarily to another EU country must get equal pay for equal work in the same place, under revised rules voted by Parliament on Tuesday.
Find out how new EU rules will improve the rights of the most vulnerable workers and ensure better working conditions.
After uneployment in the EU had steadily increased since 2013, the Covid-19 pandemic led to a rise in 2020. Find out how the EU works to reduce unemployment and fight poverty.
Find out how the EU and the European Parliament fight to protect women's rights and to improve gender equality at work, in politics and other areas.
Find out how much the EU aims to benefit from globalisation while tackling its negative effects on employment.
The EU provides additional financial support to member states to protect jobs and workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
New EU rules on road transport aim to end distortion of competition in the sector while providing better working conditions for drivers. Find out more.
Youth unemployment remains a key concern in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Find out more about an EU initiative to help young people find work.
Young people are now able to volunteer or work in EU-wide solidarity schemes, after a final vote on the European Solidarity Corps on Tuesday.
Parliament wants to protect employees’ fundamental right to disconnect from work and not to be reachable outside working hours.
To fight in-work poverty, MEPs want action on minimum wages and support for those most at risk including women and gig economy workers.
Parliament is calling for EU rules to tackle mobbing and sexual harassment both online and offline. Read our interview with the lead MEP to find out more about the measures being proposed
More than 200 million girls and women alive today have suffered female genital mutilation. Discover where it is practised, the reasons for it and its impact.
Working women in the EU earn on average 12.7% less per hour than men. Find out how this gender pay gap is calculated and the reasons behind it.
An ageing workforce and new occupational health risks mean long-term sickness absence is on the rise and MEPs want action to get people back to work.
The European Parliament approved new rules to further improve quality and access to drinking water and reduce plastic waste from water bottles.
The European Accessibility Act aims to ensure more products and services are accessible for elderly people and people living with a disability. Check out our video.
MEPs have approved plans to improve disaster response by updating the EU’s civil defence mechanism and creating additional reserve capacity.
The EU4Health programme aims to strengthen Europe’s health systems to better respond to future major international crises, such as the Covid-19 pandemic.