Tag Archives: Household

EU well placed to protect and enhance citizens’ living standards while pursuing an ambitious transition to an environmentally sustainable economy

Marianne Thyssen, the Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, said: In 2018, we witnessed positive developments in the European economy, labour markets and society. For the sixth consecutive year, the EU’s ambitious agenda for jobs, growth and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Economy, Environment and Ecology, News and Politics, Warning, Welfare and Health, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

U.S.A. and paid sick leave

Can you believe it that today, anno 2015, still 43 million private-sector workers in the U.S. are without any form of paid sick leave? It is strange that in such a country which says to value the human being so … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Economy, News and Politics, Welfare and Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Did the picture change for Working dads

On Monday, June 9th, 2014 The White House send me a message with the title “It’s 2014, and the Picture Has Changed for Working Dads. Here’s How:” the message told: It’s not 1960: Being a dad looks different now It … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Economy, History, News and Politics, Upbringing and Education, Welfare and Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #12 Conclusion

Poverty evolution in Flanders 12.     Conclusion The Flemish poverty risk percentage (12%) lay in 2009 clearly lower than the EU27-average (16%).  Flanders gets a 5° place with that in the EU27. That has been signalled better than the years before … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Culture, Economy, Education, Environment and Ecology, Food, Poverty, Religion, Welfare and Health, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #8 Work

Poverty evolution in Flanders 8.     Work Work-related factors were the principal explanations given as to why people were poor or excluded from society, the three main reasons being long-term unemployment (35 % of respondents giving it as one of up … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Poverty, Welfare and Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments