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Social and Economic Inclusion

We believe all young people are entitled to employment that is fair, secure and free from discrimination.

Being able to find quality work and to access all social rights is essential for young people in order to participate fully in society, be autonomous and to avoid the pitfalls of poverty and social exclusion. The European Youth Forum fights for a more social Europe, where young people can have full access to quality education, quality jobs, social protection, affordable housing and healthcare, free from any discrimination.

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Statement

Call to support swift progress on Work-Life Balance Directive at EPSCO Council

07. 12. 2017
On 26 April 2017, the European Commission proposed a Directive to “support work-life balance for parents and carers”, a topic that will be on the agenda of the upcoming EPSCO Council of 7 December 2017. The Estonian Presidency has started the discussion, but is it of the utmost importance that the file progresses without being watered down and without any barriers slowing down its approval.