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Joint social partners’ documents

-  15/09/2016: 3rd Follow-up Report FoA on Youth Employment

-  15/09/2015: 2nd Follow-up Report FoA on Youth Employment

- Z nieuws coverage of the social partners’ press conference

-  17/07/2015: In-depth Employment Analysis

-  29/10/2014: 1st Follow-up Report FoA on Youth Employment

-  12/06/2013: Framework of Actions Youth Employment (Annex)

-  19/05/2009: Joint recommendations on support to economic recovery by the European Social Fund

-  October 2007: "Key challenges facing European labour markets: a joint analysis of European Social Partners": full version

-  October 2007: "Key challenges facing European labour markets: a joint analysis of European Social Partners": conclusions and recommendations

- 14/07/2006: Final report on restructuring

-  01/03/2005: Joint report on Social Partners actions on employment in the Member States

-  05/03/2004: 2004 Report on Social Partner Actions in Member States to implement employment guidelines

-  16/10/2003: Orientations for reference in managing change and its social consequences

-  16/10/2003: Orientations for reference in managing change and its social consequences - Enclosures

-  16/10/2003: Orientations de référence pour gérer le changement et ses conséquences sociales

-  16/10/2003: Orientations de référence pour gérer le changement et ses conséquences sociales - Annexes

Joint social partners’ press releases

-  11/06/2013: Framework of Actions on Youth Employment - Social Dialogue Provides Solutions to Reduce Youth Unemployment

-  07/07/2008: Joint letter from the European social partners on childcare

-  18/06/2008: European Social Partners work together on restructuring

UEAPME press releases

-  12/11/2013: Heads of State need to deliver now on youth expectations for jobs, say SMEs

-  03/07/2013: Employment of young people has to become attractive, SMEs tell Youth Summit

-  18/04/2012: “Employment package” too shy on SMEs as job creators, warns UEAPME

-  31/01/2012: European Council: SMEs welcome focus on growth

-  03/06/2009: Commission’s proposals to tackle unemployment set the right priorities

-  07/05/2009: Employment will further decline unless urgent actions are taken, warn SMEs

-  01/02/2008: Crafts and SMEs denounce dangers of “employment dilemma”

-  24/10/2007: Undeclared work is back on the agenda thanks to the EC

-  06/07/2007: Guimarães Council: SMEs urge Member States to deliver on reforms

-  27/06/2007: Flexicurity communication a good starting point for Member States’ action

-  15/03/2007: Modernising labour law is the basis for a workable “flexicurity” approach

-  22/11/2006: Green paper on labour law sets the tone for debate at EU and national level

-  23/06/2005: Restructuring processes must take account of small firms

-  12/04/2005: Larger member states guilty of holding back labour market reforms

-  14/01/2004: Make work pay: UEAPME calls for reforms in social protection systems

-  10/12/2003: European Social Summit: UEAPME welcomes Kok report on employment but warns, "actions must be taken immediately"

-  10/12/2003: Sommet Social Européen: L’ UEAPME fait bon accueil au rapport Kok sur l’ emploi mais avertit: « il faut entreprendre des réformes immédiatement »

-  20/11/2003: Industrial Restructuring: UEAPME demands more support measures for SMEs from public authorities

-  20/11/2003: Mutations Industrielles : l’UEAPME demande davantage de mesures de soutien de la part des autorités publiques en faveur des PME

-  14/07/2003: UEAPME: Kok Employment Task Force has to recognize the needs of SMEs in its report

-  14/07/2003: UEAPME: La Task Force Emploi de Kok doit reconnaître les besoins de PME dans son rapport

-  10/07/2003: Informal Council of Social affairs: SMEs stress need for comprehensive approach to actively fight undeclared work

-  10/07/2003: Conseil social informel : l’UEAPME souligne le besoin d’une approche globale qui permette de lutter activement contre le travail non déclaré

-  20/05/2003: Employment Guidelines: UEAPME deplores insufficient encouragement for entrepreneurship and job creation

-  20/05/2003: Lignes directrices pour l’emploi: l’UEAPME déplore qu’elles n’encouragent pas suffisamment l’esprit d’entreprise et la création d’emplois

-  12/05/2003: Trade Unions and employers must work together to end economic blockage

-  12/05/2003: Syndicats et employeurs doivent collaborer pour mettre fin à l’impasse économique actuelle

UEAPME position papers

-  December 2016: UEAPME-Hotrec policy proposals to boost job creation in the tourism sector.pdf

-  November 2015: UEAPME position on Long Term Unemployment

-  March 2013: UEAPME position on the EC communication "Moving Youth into Employment"

-  February 2013: UEAPME position on the "Youth Guarantee"

-  March 2012: UEAPME reply to the Green Paper on “Restructuring and anticipation of change: what lessons from recent experience?”

- March 2012: UEAPME contribution to the “Youth Opportunities Initiative”

-  January 2010: UEAPME position on the European Employment Strategy post 2010

-  November 2009: UEAPME’s position on the impact of climate change on employment

-  June 2009: UEAPME position paper on the EC Communication "A shared commitment for employment"

-  February 2009: UEAPME position on the EC communication "New skills for new jobs"

-  November 2008: UEAPME position paper on the new directive on self-employed and assisting spouses

-  September 2008: UEAPME position paper on the second stage consultation of social partners on the review of Directive 86/613/EEC on the application of the principle of equal treatment between men and women engaged in an activity, including agriculture, in a self-employed capacity, and on the protection of selfemployed women during pregnancy and motherhood

-  December 2007: UEAPME position on the new Employment Guidelines 2008-2010

-  November 2007: UEAPME position paper on the EC Communication "Stepping up the fight against undeclared work"

-  October 2007: "Key challenges facing European labour markets: a joint analysis of European Social Partners": full version

-  September 2007: UEAPME Position on the EC Communication "Towards Common Principles of Flexicurity: More and better jobs through flexibility and security"

-  March 2007: UEAPME position on the EC Green Paper "Modernising Labour Law to meet challenges of the 21st century"

-  March 2007: Moderniser le droit du travail pour relever les défis du XXIe siècle - Position de l’UEAPME

-  April 2006: UEAPME position on the Commission’s consultation on action at EU level to promote the active inclusion of the people furthest from the labour market

-  April 2006: UEAPME Position on European Globalisation Adjustment Fund

-  January 2006: UEAPME reply on the Commission services draft working document "Report by the Commission services on the implementation of Council Directive 1999/70/EC of 28 June 1999 concerning the framework agreement on fixed-term work concluded by ETUC, UNICE and CEEP"

-  July 2005: UEAPME Position on the Communication from the Commission on Restructuring and employment

-  March 2005: UEAPME’s position paper on the Joint Employment Report 2005

-  February 2005: UEAPME Position Paper on the Social Agenda 2005-2010

-  February 2005: Position de l’UEAPME sur la Communication de la Commission sur l’Agenda social 2005-2010

-  March 2004: UEAPME’s Position on modernising Social protection systems to make work pay

-  December 2003: UEAPME position paper on the Wim KOK Employment Task Force Report

-  December 2003: Projet de Prise de position de l’UEAPME sur le rapport de la Task Force pour l’emploi présidée par M. Wim KOK

-  May 2003: UEAPME’s position paper on the proposal for a Council Decision on the Member State Employment Guidelines

-  May 2003: Position de l’UEAPME concernant la proposition de Décision du Conseil relative à des lignes directrices pour les politiques de l’emploi des Etats membres

-  February 2003: UEAPME’s response to the Communication of the Commission on the Future of the European Strategy for Employment "A strategy for full employment and better jobs for all"

-  February 2003: Réponse de l’UEAPME à la Communication de la Commission sur l’Avenir de la Stratégie Européenne pour l’Emploi "Une stratégie pour le plein emploi et des emplois de meilleure qualité pour tous »

-  February 2003: UEAPME’s comments on the consultation on the draft EURES Charter

-  February 2003: Commentaires de l’UEAPME à la consultation sur le projet de Charte EURES

-  December 2002: UEAPME position on the Communication of the Commission "Taking stock of 5 years of the European Strategy for Employment"

-  December 2002: Prise de position de l’UEAPME concernant la Communication de la Commission "Bilan de cinq années de Stratégie Européenne pour l’Emploi"

-  March 2000: UEAPME contribution for the Lisbon Summit "Employment, Economic Reforms and Social Cohesion"

Other documents

- June 2009, European Commission: Guide for Training in SMEs

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