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  1. August 4, 2020

    Ways to ex­pe­ri­ence oth­er Eu­ro­pean coun­tries - bol­ster­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties through the Eu­ro­pean So­cial Fund

    Gain work experience abroad and see Europe with new eyes: The European Social Fund helps disadvantaged young people improve their career prospects by spending time abroad. For a video competition of the transnational learning network "TLN Mobility", young Europeans described their personal experiences.

  2. July 28, 2020

    „This is our vi­sion for a more so­cial­ly ori­ent­ed Eu­rope”

    How can Europe overcome the crisis and even emerge from it stronger than before? In an article for DIE WELT, Federal Labour Minister Hubertus Heil and his counterparts from Portugal and Slovenia explain the priorities necessary to make Europe more socially oriented.

  3. July 17, 2020

    Hu­ber­tus Heil: "We want all peo­ple in the EU to be able to live their lives with se­cu­ri­ty and dig­ni­ty"

    During their first video conference in the framework of Germany's Presidency of the Council of the EU, employment and social policy ministers talked about the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. Their discussions focused on the question how social protection systems and enhanced occupational safety and health can contribute to the EU’s social and economic recovery.

  4. July 1, 2020

    Our The­mat­ic Read­er for the Ger­man Pres­i­den­cy of the Coun­cil of the EU

    Our thematic reader assembles interviews, scientific contributions and position papers on our priority topics. With a foreword by Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Hubertus Heil.

  5. July 1, 2020

    Sea­son­al work­ers are not sec­ond-class em­ploy­ees

    Harvesting potatoes, picking asparagus or processing meat: Seasonal workers and other, similarmobile workers in the European Union (EU) make important contributions and work hard. But the COVID-19 crisis has brought abuses to light: Their employee rights are often circumvented. So, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) is determined to ensure good working conditions for each and every worker across the EU.

  6. July 1, 2020

    Re­in­forc­ing the Youth Guar­an­tee - for a Eu­rope of op­por­tu­ni­ties

    Young people are the future of Europe. So, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) is fully behind strengthening the Youth Guarantee during Germany's EU Council Presidency.

  7. July 1, 2020

    27 EU coun­tries – one video con­fer­ence

    The start of Germany's Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) for the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs: On 17 July 2020, Federal Labour Minister Hubertus Heil will host a video conference to discuss the recovery from the consequences of the corona pandemic.