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Swedish presidency: is social Europe a priority?

On 1 January, Sweden took over the torch from Czech Republic and will hold the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union for the next six months. The country holding the presidency chairs all the Council meetings during six months. This in turn gives it a strategic agenda-setting power on EU legislation.

MCL celebrates its 50th anniversary

EZA President Luc Van den Brande and Secretary General Sigrid Schraml congratulate MCL President Antonio Di Matteo and EFAL President Giorgio D'Antoni in Milan.


To mark the date in the calendar now - EZA's "Save the Date" for the Brussels Conference, in March 2023.

Five years of the European Pillar of Social Rights

The ambitious social programme has an important meaning for EZA.

2023: European Year of Skills

A year for education, training and equality in the workplace.

Commission publishes recommendation on adequate minimum income

Member States should ensure adequate, inclusive and widespread minimum income schemes

European Care Strategy

EC President Ursula von der Leyen has announced new EU guidelines.

Directive on adequate minimum wages adopted

The most important changes for employees at a glance.

Asbestos still a danger for workers

These are the measures the EU is planning to take against the problem.