Preliminary recommendations for Member States to tackle in-work poverty | EAPN’s presentation to the WorkYP conference

The European anti-Poverty Network, as a partner of the Working Yet Poor project (WorkYP), is currently working on a report that will identify policy priorities and feasible actions that Member States should adopt to tackle in-work poverty. The policy recommendations will primarily draw upon the comparative analysis carried out by the University of Frankfurt, as…

WorkYP mid-term conference : Join us online on 22 March !

The project Working, Yet Poor (WorkYP) will organise its mid-term international conference “In-Work Poverty in Europe: analysis and perspectives” on March 22, from 10h00 17h00 in Bologna and online. The conference will present the project and disseminate the mid-term outcomes. EAPN will be presenting a draft of proposals and recommendations for member states to tackle in-work poverty. Join…

WorkYP – Newsletter Winter 2020/21

A European adequate minimum wage and its potential to fight in-work poverty Dear readers, Every 3 months, EAPN shares the Working Yet Poor Newsletter to keep you updated about the project’s findings and the novelties and news of interest related to in-work poverty in Europe. We are delighted to present the second issue of our Newsletter.…

WorkYP – Newsletter Autumn 2020

When employment is not enough: the challenge of in-work poverty in Europe Every 3 months, EAPN will share the Working Yet Poor Newsletter to keep you updated about the project’s findings and the novelties and news of interest related to in-work poverty in Europe. We are therefore very happy to share with you the first newsletter…

Online conference: “From local to European: Barriers and solutions to tackle energy poverty” | Event

Following the cancellation of the physical conference, the partners of the ASSIST 2GETHER project – in which EAPN has been leading the policy orientation work – are happy to announce that they have transformed their final conference into an online event. The event “From local to European: Barriers and solutions to tackle Energy Poverty”, organised with the support…

Working, Yet Poor: In-work poverty in times of pandemic | EAPN

The coronavirus crisis is exacerbating in-work poverty in the EU and a powerful raft of labour market and welfare measures is needed for an adequate response. According to Eurofound, in 2018 there were more than 20 million workers in the European Union living in households at risk of poverty—an increase of in-work poverty from 8 to 10…

Energy Poverty: Third and last meeting of the European Vulnerable Consumers Steering Committee | Project

EAPN organised virtually, on 20 April, the third and last meeting of the European Vulnerable Consumers Steering Committee (VCSC). The aim of this meeting was mainly to discuss with the European experts the final draft of the “Vulnerable Consumers Protection Framework Paper”, the main public document providing policy recommendations from the ASSIST2GETHER project. Members of the…