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The economic and social situation in Bulgaria

Published In: 2015 22 pages

The social dialogue and industrial relations in Bulgaria are developing in an unfavorable environment. A trend towards decentralisation of collective bargaining and abandoning the practice of extending the branch collective agreements is observed. All these developments are gradually diminishing the collective bargaining coverage.

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  • Published In: 2013
    12 pages
    Towards a more responsible use of the internet : The proposals of the European civil society

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has been a consistent voice in discussions surrounding online communication. In fact, we have been debating issues of safety,privacy and human dignity in electronic communications and media for nearly two decades. In the last five years we have produced a set of coherent and robust opinions on the matter, which have positively influenced the current debate.

  • Published In: 2013
    35 pages
    Civil Society Media Seminar - Freedom of media in the Euro-Mediterranean region
    Civil society has everything to win from free and vibrant media.Not only does the latter support and foster civil society but it can also help to hold the authorities to account, to put civil society’s ideas and principles into action and influence the social change.
  • Published In: 2013
    4 pages
    European Consumer Day

    The expansion of trade both within the EU and with commercial partners located in other parts of the world has increased the variety products available to European citizens. Protecting health and safety of consumers, who buy and use products in all Member States, is a top priority for the EU.

  • Published In: 2013
    2 pages
    EU's outermost regions - EESC Position Paper
    "The outermost regions (ORs) have considerable assets to contribute to the future of Europe: the talents of their men and women, their agricultural, fisheries and industrial products, their high-quality tourism and their geographical role as outposts of Europe in their regional neighbourhoods. The citizens of the ORs feel themselves to be 100% European." Henri Malosse, EESC rapporteur on the EU's outermost regions European Economic and Social Committee
  • Published In: 2013
    20 pages
    The economic and social situation in the Baltic countries : Lithuania - Study
    While it is true that these policies have allowed the country to get a handle on its finances, they have also exacerbated and multiplied social problems and triggered the second wave of emigration since Lithuania joined the EU.
  • Published In: 2013
    24 pages
    The economic and social situation in the Baltic countries : Latvia - Study
    The future development of the Latvian economy, at least in the short term, will remain heavily dependent on export opportunities, so its growth potential will be closely linked to growth prospects in its major EU trading partners.
  • Published In: 2013
    21 pages
    Economic and social situation in the Baltic States : Estonia - Study
    Key words: labour market, employment, unemployment, active and passive labour market policy measures, social partners, social welfare reform, adaptation to the economic crisis.
  • Published In: 2013
    9 pages
    The impact of anti-crisis measures and the social and employment situation : Ireland - Study
    There are many ways of looking at Ireland’s economic predicament.
  • Published In: 2013
    11 pages
    The impact of anti-crisis measures and the social and employment situation : Italy - Study
    Italy was severely hit by the global economic crisis in the second quarter of 2008. After showing tentative signs of recovery during 2010 and in early 2011, with the deepening sovereign debt crisis in some European countries and a growing lack of confidence towards Italy, a country with a high level of debt, the economy suffered another setback and has slipped into a new recession.
  • Published In: 2013
    21 pages
    The impact of anti-crisis measures and the social and employment situation : Spain - Study
    Despite the explicit intentions of the public authorities, it appears that the structural measures to reform the labour market have had no real impact in terms of changing the situation of the labour market, in which unemployment is still extremely widespread. The new government appears to want to continue with the same anti-crisis policies, despite the fact that the Spanish economy has shown no signs of recovery for at least two years, as pointed out by economic commentators and financial intermediaries.

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