Increasing labour force participation and promoting active ageing

Short description:

This report responds to the request of the Stockholm European Council which called upon “the Council and the Commission to report jointly, in time for the Spring European Council in 2002, on how to increase labour force participation and promote active ageing.”

Type of publication:

Good practises

Date of publication:

01/24/2002

Author(s):

COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES

Publishing organization:

COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES

Language:

English

Long description:

Main points
- The need for increased participation 

- Trends and determinants of labour force participation

- Main trends in labour force participation 

- Key factors which influence labour market participation

- Policy considerations

- Developing a comprehensive approach to raising labour force participation

- Priority action

- A joint Government/Social partners' initiative to retain workers longer in

employment

- A targeted review of tax/benefit systems

- A multi-faceted approach to tackle gender gaps in pay and labour market access

- Promoting participation of persons with care responsibilities

- Reviewing efforts to reduce school drop-out rates

- Taking the agenda forward

Copyright information:

import from Sensage project