Publication of March 2013 EC Quarterly Review of EU Employment and Social Situation

Two quick highlights of the March 2013 quarterly review:

– employment trends only positive as concerns part-time employment. Otherwise, unemployment affects now one fourth of young EU citizens in working age.

– “Changes to the tax and benefits systems and cuts in public sector wages have led to significant reductions in the level of real household incomes, putting a heavy strain on the living standards of low income households.”

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