Workers' Rights, Working Conditions, Third Country and Member State Aspects

09-09-2015

The Employment and Social Affairs Committee (EMPL) in the European Parliament covers a broad range of topics. As regards employment, its competences include workers' rights and working conditions, health and safety at work, policies to increase labour market participation, vocational training, the free movement of workers and pensioners. Furthermore, it is responsible for all aspects of social policy comprising social protection and social inclusion as well as for the European Social Fund. This leaflet provides abstracts of a compilation of selected papers prepared by the European Parliament’s Policy Department on Economic and Scientific Policy. Two other notes cover employment challenges and skills as well as social inclusion and protection.

The Employment and Social Affairs Committee (EMPL) in the European Parliament covers a broad range of topics. As regards employment, its competences include workers' rights and working conditions, health and safety at work, policies to increase labour market participation, vocational training, the free movement of workers and pensioners. Furthermore, it is responsible for all aspects of social policy comprising social protection and social inclusion as well as for the European Social Fund. This leaflet provides abstracts of a compilation of selected papers prepared by the European Parliament’s Policy Department on Economic and Scientific Policy. Two other notes cover employment challenges and skills as well as social inclusion and protection.