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The Social Scoreboard revisited

Contributors : Béla Galgóczi, Aline Hoffmann, Maria Jepsen, Torsten Müller, Martin Myant, Agnieszka Piasna and Sotiria Theodoropoulou (ETUI)

2017

This timely new publication revisits the Social Scoreboard published by the European Commission (EC) on the 26th of April 2017.

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The country-specific recommendations (CSRs) in the social field. An overview and comparison. Update including the CSRs 2017-2018

Stefan Clauwaert (ETUI)

2017

Cette étude présente un aperçu des recommandations spécifiques par pays (RSP) dans le domaine de l'emploi et des politiques sociales et, en particulier, une mise à jour des recherches du même type menées précédemment par l'ETUI.

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Challenger multinationals in telecommunications: Huawei and ZTE

Peter Pawlicki (IG Metall)

2017

Cette analyse de fond examine le développement et le succès de deux entreprises chinoises, Huawei et ZTE, en tant qu’acteurs majeurs sur le marché mondial des producteurs d'équipements des télécommunications. Le cas de ces deux entreprises souligne l'importance des politiques industrielles intégrées et peut servir de sonnette d’alarme à toutes les parties prenantes dans l'UE.

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The country-specific recommendations (CSRs) in the social field An overview and comparison. Update including the CSRs 2016-2017

Stefan Clauwaert (ETUI)

2016
European Commission country-specific recommendations social field

This background analysis provides an overview of the 2016 specific recommendations to the EU Member States in the field of employment and social policies.

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An examination of tax shifting and 'harmful taxes'

Paul Sweeney, ancien économiste en chef au Irish Congress of Trade Unions

2015
Taxation - tax shift

Cette analyse de fond examine le concept de déplacement de la charge fiscale et fait une évaluation critique de ce que ce transfert vise à atteindre.

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Tackling tax evasion, avoidance and tax heavens

Paul Sweeney, former chief economist Irish Congress of Trade Unions

2015

Ce document examine la vaste entreprise de l'évasion et de la fraude fiscales et établit un résumé de certains des principaux mécanismes d'évasion fiscale.

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The country-specific recommendations (CSRs) in the social field. An overview and comparison Update including the CSRs 2014-2015

Stefan Clauwaert (ETUI)

2014

This background analysis provides an overview of specific recommendations to the EU Member States in the field of employment and social policies.

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Youth Guarantees and recent developments on measures against youth unemployment: a mapping exercise

Margherita Bussi and Leonard Geyer

2013

In April 2013, the Council adopted a Recommendation for a European Youth Guarantee (EYG). This background analysis outlines the EYG and discusses possible challenges to its success. Further, it provides an overview of the implementation of the EYG and the existence of recent labour market policies targeting young people in the 28 Member States until mid-November 2013. Wherever possible, we include the perspectives of national trade unions.

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The two pack on economic governance: an initial analysis

Sergio De la Parra

2013

This background analysis provides a first critical assessment of the two regulations on European economic governance (known as the 'two pack') which were adopted in May 2013. The two pack aims to further strengthen EU-level surveillance of national budgets.

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The country-specific recommendations (CSRs) in the field of health and safety at work and labour inspection services

Stefan Clauwaert (ETUI)

2013

This background analysis provides an overview of CSRs and identifies how those adopted in 2011, 2012 and 2013 impact directly or indirectly on measures and/or policies in the field of health and safety at work and labour inspection services.

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The country-specific recommendations (CSRs) in the social field

Stefan Clauwaert (ETUI)

2013

This background analysis provides an overview of specific recommendations to the EU Member States in the field of employment and social policies. It also includes a brief 'statistical' comparison between the CSRs for 2013-14 and those presented by the Commission and adopted by the European Council in 2011 and 2012.

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Focus

  • In April 2013, the Council adopted a Recommendation for a European Youth Guarantee (EYG). This background analysis outlines the EYG and discusses possible challenges to its success. Further, it provides an overview of the implementation of the EYG and the existence of recent labour market policies targeting young people in the 28 Member States until mid-November 2013. Wherever possible, we include the perspectives of national trade unions.