This issue contains articles on: Findings in figures; Eurofound contributes to Latvian Presidency; Eurofound - 40 years of research excellence; News in brief; and Publications.
23 January 2015 | Newsletter
23 January 2015 |
The ageing of European society is leading to a situation where, at current employment levels, supporting the retired population will become increasingly unaffordable.
16 January 2015 | Report
This report describes the main developments in industrial relations and working conditions in 2013 in the 28 EU Member States and in Norway, from both a national and EU-level perspective.
09 January 2015 | Brochure
Created in 1975, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) was set up to contribute to the planning and establishment of better living and working conditions through action designed to increase and disseminate knowledge likely to assist this development.
Representativeness of the European social partner organisations: Chemical sector - Executive summary16 December 2014 | Executive summary
This study aims to provide the necessary information to encourage sectoral social dialogue in the chemical sector. The goal of Eurofound’s series of representativeness studies is to identify the relevant national and supranational social partner organisations in the field of industrial relations in selected sectors. Hence, the study identifies the relevant national social partner organisations in the chemical sector via a top-down approach (listing the members of the European affiliations) and a bottom-up approach through Eurofound’s network of European correspondents.
10 December 2014 | Work programme
The year 2015 marks the third year of implementation of Eurofound’s four-year work programme 2013–2016, From crisis to recovery: Better informed policies for a competitive and fair Europe. The multiannual strategy laid down in the four-year programme provides Eurofound with a clear framework for the development of its annual programmes. The programme describes the policy context in which the Agency operates and defines the mission of the organisation and its core areas of expertise. It identifies four policy priority areas where Eurofound will provide high-quality, timely and policy-relevant knowledge as input to better informed policies. This is the Agency’s strategic objective for the 2013–2016 period.
Representativeness of the European social partner organisations: Woodworking sector - Executive summary28 November 2014 | Executive summary
This study aims to provide the necessary information to encourage sectoral social dialogue in the woodworking sector.
27 November 2014 | Executive summary
The growing participation of women in the labour market has prompted changes in the way European social partner organisations tackle gender issues.
27 November 2014 | Newsletter
This issue contains articles on: Findings in figures; Joint conference promotes social cohesion; Spotlight on mobility in the EU; News in brief; and Publications.
25 November 2014 | Report
In order to develop effective and focused strategies to uphold social cohesion and improve happiness and quality of life in Europe, it is above all necessary to understand how complex social developments interact with each other. In particular since – as this study amply demonstrates – the different circumstances in the individual EU Member States demand flexible measures that can be adapted to each specific situation.This policy brief examines how significant social cohesion is for the well-being of people in Europe.