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More And Better Jobs

  1. 1. MORE AND BETTER JOBS!
  2. 2. 19 million people in the European Union are currently unemployed More than 65 million people live below the poverty line 17,4% of young people in Europe are without work ECOSY - Young European Socialists
  3. 3. Therefore ... ECOSY - Young European Socialists advocate for: MORE AND BETTER JOBS! ECOSY - Young European Socialists
  4. 4. ECOSY - Young European Socialists demand : Full youth employment in Europe Social justice for all A European Social model A social labour mobility directive Solidarity between generations More power for trade unions ECOSY - Young European Socialists
  5. 5. Full youth employment in Europe <ul><li>New guiding principles of Lisbon strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Fight youth unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate young people into the labour market </li></ul><ul><li>National social inclusion policies </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention of educational failure </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulating vocational integration </li></ul><ul><li>Ease the education – work transition </li></ul>60% women work by 2010 Guarantee employment through labour market modernization Active labour market policies with social protection ECOSY - Young European Socialists
  6. 6. A European Social Model Use the potential of the social models Enhance the efficiency of social policies NO easy and low cost hiring and firing! = synthesis of best practices of all national social models Improve flexibility with social security Redistribution of work by reducing working time One European definition for work, minimum salary and subcontracting NO working poor in Europe ECOSY - Young European Socialists
  7. 7. ECOSY - Young European Socialists Social Justice for All Combat all forms of discrimination Legally binding European Social Charter 2010: eradicate social exclusion A European minimum wage Close the gender pay-gap Improve safety and health at work High quality free childcare
  8. 8. ECOSY - Young European Socialists A social labour mobility directive Free mobility of workers must be real mobility of People Converge labour market regulations Guarantee the free movement of social benefits
  9. 9. ECOSY - Young European Socialists Solidarity between generations Encourage older workers to re-enter the labour market Improve life long learning Knowledge-capture for retiring employees
  10. 10. ECOSY - Young European Socialists More power for trade unions Strengthen the European Social and Economic Committee Supports collective agreements Revise the Directive on European Work Councils The right for a European strike
  11. 11. ECOSY - Young European Socialists Therefore ... ECOSY - Young European Socialists in action for: MORE AND BETTER JOBS!
  12. 12. ECOSY - Young European Socialists June 2005 Summer Camp “Social Europe for Everyone” Portugal July 2005 Seminar “Building together a Social Europe for all” Berlin April 2006 Seminar “Contemporary feminism” The Hague March 2006 Winter University “For a new consensus on Europe” Brussels July 2006 Seminar “ A Social Europe in another, better world ” Alicante October 2006 Seminar “ European Social and Economical Model ” Denmark November 2006 Seminar “ More and better jobs ” Helsinki November 2006 Autumn School “ More and better jobs - Our roadmap to Social Europe ” Berlin February 2007 Winter University “Social Europe - a mid term review” Brussels
  13. 13. ECOSY - Young European Socialists And more ... 8th ECOSY Congress 2007 adopted a new strategy: DECENT WORK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE!
  14. 14. ECOSY - Young European Socialists Decent work for young people More and better jobs Education for all Decent work, decent life Regulate working time Public services Equal work, Equal pay Embrace diversity International Solidarity For a Europe that works
  15. 15. ECOSY - Young European Socialists Concluding ... ECOSY - Young European Socialists in action for: A SOCIAL TREATY FOR EUROPE

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