Eurofound News September 2012
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Findings in Figures
100 – the number of women Warsaw Chopin Airport plans to recruit as airport security guards to carry out security checks on women passengers ERM Quarterly – Issue 2, July 2012
37% – the proportion of workers in Latvia who said they were willing to work without a written labour contract, in the annual survey on industrial relations and safety at work Workers less inclined to put up with illegal working conditions
15,000 – the number of new jobs recorded in the UK in the period April–July 2012 – the highest number in the EU ERM Quarterly – Issue 2, July 2012
39% – the proportion of retail workers in Ireland reporting a significant dip in take-home pay over the past year Retail workers’ erratic hours and pay highlighted by union report
25.3 – the average collectively agreed paid annual leave entitlement (in days) across the EU ERM Quarterly April 2012
1,103 – the number of deficiencies in working conditions and occupational safety and health identified by the Labour Inspectorate in Slovakia in 2011, mainly in the commerce and hotels and restaurants sectors New businesses failing to reach safety standards
10.3% – the average EU unemployment rate in May 2012 ERM Quarterly April 2012
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