The Commission tries to stop the ‘party’ with the structural funds

In a long awaited move, the European Commission boosts the role of trade unions, the employers’ organisations and the non-governmental organisations of civil society in allocating and monitoring the spending of the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF). What is at stake relates to the resources bestowed by the European Union to the European Regional […]

The EU Commission to fight unemployment tsunami with a…scoreboard

  Yesterday László Andor, European Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion delivered a speech to an ETUC (European Trade Union Confederation) conference on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the organisation. The speech was entitled, “Europeans want and deserve a monetary union with a human face”. This is a decent description of […]