Commission publishes recommendation on traineeships

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In December the European Commission published a proposal for a Council Recommendation on a Quality Framework for Traineeships. The aim is to enable trainees to acquire high-quality work experience under safe and fair conditions, and to increase their chances of finding a good quality job. The Commission says that currently one in three traineeships is substandard with regard to working conditions or learning content. In March last year, EPSU and the other social partners agreed a joint statement on the Commission's consultation on a quality framework. [Read more at > European Commission (EN/FR)->http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-13-1200_en.htm] [And at > EPSU (EN)->http://www.epsu.org/a/9369]

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