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  • Cover image of 'Policy lessons from the fifth EWCS: The pursuit of more and better jobs'
    Policy lessons from the fifth EWCS: The pursuit of more and better jobs en
    This report examines the evidence and policy lessons that can be drawn from the findings of the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) carried out in 2010. The focus is on the links between working conditions and labour market participation in the light of [...]
  • Cover image of 'National working conditions surveys in Europe: A compilation'
    National working conditions surveys in Europe: A compilation en
    This report describes surveys in 15 EU Member States that meet two conditions: they are national, covering all or most of the working population; and they relate at least primarily to working conditions issues, such as health and safety at the workplace, work organisation, [...]
  • Cover image of 'Eurofound News, Issue 8, September 2014'
    Eurofound News, Issue 8, September 2014 en
    This issue contains articles on: Findings in figures; Lower-skilled occupations face disadvantages; Involving employees key to innovation; News in brief; and Publications.
  • Cover image of 'Trends in quality of life – Turkey: 2003–2012'
    Trends in quality of life – Turkey: 2003–2012 en
    Over the past decade, Turkey has undergone huge economic and social change. This report uses Eurofound’s European Quality of Life Survey to capture changes and developments in the quality of life of Turkish people, measured at three periods over the past decade: 2003, 2007 and 2012. The report [...]
  • Cover image of 'Effects of restructuring at regional level and approaches to dealing with the consequences - Executive summary'
    Effects of restructuring at regional level and approaches to dealing with the consequences - Executive summary en
    While restructuring and structural change are increasingly acknowledged as inherent characteristics of economic development and receive much policy attention at European and Member State level, the topic is rarely discussed from a regional perspective. However, most large-scale restructurings have effects on the regions and [...]
  • Cover image of 'Effects of restructuring at regional level and approaches to dealing with the consequences'
    Effects of restructuring at regional level and approaches to dealing with the consequences en
    While restructuring is increasingly acknowledged as an inherent characteristic of economic development and receives substantial policy attention at European and Member State level, the regional perspective on it is rarely discussed. However, most large-scale restructurings affect the regions and employment areas where they take [...]
  • Cover image of 'Textiles and clothing: Working conditions and job quality'
    Textiles and clothing: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the textiles and clothing sector (NACE13 and 14). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the [...]
  • Cover image of 'Public administration: Working conditions and job quality'
    Public administration: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the public administration sector (NACE 84). The findings are based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality [...]
  • Cover image of 'Occupational profiles in working conditions: Identification of groups with multiple disadvantages'
    Occupational profiles in working conditions: Identification of groups with multiple disadvantages en
    Job quality indexes are constructed on the basis of such aspects of working conditions as earnings, prospects, working time, and intrinsic job quality. Occupations where job quality is consistently low are labelled ‘occupations with multiple disadvantages’. This report uses data from the fifth European [...]
  • Cover image of 'Working conditions in Zanzibar'
    Working conditions in Zanzibar en
    The first Zanzibar Working Conditions Survey, 2010, found that the incidence of physical risks, namely exposure to vibrations, noise and high temperatures, is high. The survey was based on the Global Module for Working Conditions Survey, developed jointly by the ILO and Eurofound to [...]
  • Cover image of 'Occupational profiles in working conditions: Identification of groups with multiple disadvantages - executive summary'
    Occupational profiles in working conditions: Identification of groups with multiple disadvantages - executive summary en
    Job quality indexes are constructed on the basis of such aspects of working conditions as earnings, prospects, working time, and intrinsic job quality (which includes skills, autonomy, the social environment, physical risks and work intensity). Occupations where job quality is consistently low are labelled [...]
  • Cover image of 'Trends in quality of life: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2007–2012'
    Trends in quality of life: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2007–2012 en
    Is quality of life improving in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia? Has the crisis worsened the particularly low baseline revealed by the second European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS)? This report shows the positive progress made in the country over the period 2007–2012 [...]
  • Cover image of 'Towards better living and working conditions'
    Towards better living and working conditions en
    By monitoring the latest developments in living and working conditions and providing timely, in-depth analysis and information in these areas to governments and social partners, Eurofound seeks to contribute to improving the lives of citizens in Europe. The working and living conditions of Europeans [...]
  • Cover image of 'Eurofound News, Issue 7, July/August 2014'
    Eurofound News, Issue 7, July/August 2014 en
    This issue contains articles on: Findings in figures; Yearbook 2013: Eurofound's findings over 12 months; Decline in volume of collective wage bargaining mapped; News in brief; and Publications.
  • Cover image of 'Mapping youth transitions in Europe'
    Mapping youth transitions in Europe en
    Young people in Europe continue to experience great difficulties in entering the labour market. Although the youth unemployment rate in a few Member States has started to fall, overall 23% of young European job-seekers aged 15–24 could not find a job in January 2014. [...]
  • Cover image of 'Mapping youth transitions in Europe - Executive summary'
    Mapping youth transitions in Europe - Executive summary en
    Young people in Europe continue to experience great difficulties in the labour market. While the youth unemployment rate has started to fall in a few Member States, overall 23% of young job-seekers aged 15–24 in the EU28 could not find a job in January [...]
  • Cover image of 'ERM Quarterly - Quarter 2, July 2014'
    ERM Quarterly - Quarter 2, July 2014 en
    According to the 2014 spring forecast from the European Commission DG-ECFIN, ‘the economic outlook is strengthening’ and ‘leading indicators point to GDP growth gaining momentum’. Some measure of modest growth has now returned to the majority of Member States. This issue includes: Macroeconomic trends and prospects; [...]
  • Cover image of 'Foundation Focus - Win-win practices: Building growth and competitiveness in European companies'
    Foundation Focus - Win-win practices: Building growth and competitiveness in European companies en
    This issue of Foundation Focus looks at win–win practices in European workplaces that help companies to grow and innovate, while also increasing their competitiveness. What does the European Company Survey tell us about workplace practices related to work organisation, human resources policies, employee participation [...]
  • Cover image of 'Drivers of recent job polarisation and upgrading in Europe - European Jobs Monitor 2014'
    Drivers of recent job polarisation and upgrading in Europe - European Jobs Monitor 2014 en
    This report looks in detail at recent shifts in the employment structure at Member State and EU level, examining the main sectors and occupations that have contributed to job loss and job growth. It finds, for example, that in 2011–2013, the majority of net [...]
  • Cover image of 'Drivers of recent job polarisation and upgrading in Europe: European Jobs Monitor 2014 - Executive summary'
    Drivers of recent job polarisation and upgrading in Europe: European Jobs Monitor 2014 - Executive summary en
    European labour markets added nearly 30 million new jobs in a golden age of employment creation prior to the onset of the Great Recession in 2008. These labour markets subsequently shed six million jobs, and unemployment peaked at 11% in 2013, its highest rate [...]
  • Cover image of 'Industrial relations in central public administration: Recent trends and features - Executive summary'
    Industrial relations in central public administration: Recent trends and features - Executive summary en
    This report maps current developments in industrial relations systems in the central public administration sector across Europe, covering all EU Member States except Croatia, which joined the EU in mid-2013. The present study is based on data collected through the network contributing to the [...]
  • Cover image of 'Eurofound yearbook 2013: Living and working in Europe '
    Eurofound yearbook 2013: Living and working in Europe en
    Eurofound’s fifth annual yearbook, Living and working in Europe, based on the Agency’s research from 2013, describes developments in the EU in the wake of the crisis, focusing on major topic areas including changes in labour markets and employment, efforts to tackle youth unemployment, [...]
  • Cover image of 'Food and beverage sector: Working conditions and job quality'
    Food and beverage sector: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the food and beverage service activities sector (NACE 56). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and [...]
  • Cover image of 'Changes to wage-setting mechanisms in the context of the crisis and the EU’s new economic governance regime - Executive summary'
    Changes to wage-setting mechanisms in the context of the crisis and the EU’s new economic governance regime - Executive summary en
    This report explores the impact of the crisis on wagesetting mechanisms in the 28 EU Member States plus Norway. At the same time, it examines the effect of the EU’s new economic governance regime on wage-setting mechanisms. It looks at changes in wage-bargaining levels, [...]
  • Cover image of 'Improving quality of work and employment in the hairdressing sector: Scenarios for social partner cooperation'
    Improving quality of work and employment in the hairdressing sector: Scenarios for social partner cooperation en
    This report examines four scenarios of social partner cooperation in the hairdressing sector, aimed at improving the quality of work and employment. The scenarios are based on trends that reveal high impact and high uncertainty qualities, such as the re-evaluation of the sector as [...]
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