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  • Cover image of 'Banking sector: Working conditions and job quality'
    Banking sector: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the banking sector (NACE 64).1 It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work [...]
  • Cover image of 'Arts, entertainment and recreation: Working conditions and job quality'
    Arts, entertainment and recreation: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the arts, entertainment and recreation sectors (NACE 90, 91, 92 and 93). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on [...]
  • Cover image of 'Utilities supply sector: Working conditions and job quality'
    Utilities supply sector: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the utilities supply sector (NACE 35). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of [...]
  • Cover image of 'Education sector: Working conditions and job quality'
    Education sector: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the education sector (NACE 85). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work [...]
  • Cover image of 'Construction sector: Working conditions and job quality'
    Construction sector: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the construction sector (NACE 41, 42, 43). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality [...]
  • Cover image of 'Other service activities: Working conditions and job quality'
    Other service activities: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the other service activities sector (NACE 94 to 96). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and [...]
  • Cover image of 'Industrial relations practices related to psychosocial constraints at work in the steel sector'
    Industrial relations practices related to psychosocial constraints at work in the steel sector en
    This report looks at industrial relations practices regarding health and safety strategies in the European steel sector. The findings are based on desk research and a comparative analysis of company practices in three company case studies: ArcelorMittal in France, Rautaruukki in Finland and Salzgitter [...]
  • Cover image of 'Impact of the crisis on industrial relations and working conditions in Europe'
    Impact of the crisis on industrial relations and working conditions in Europe en
    This report maps the impact of the global financial, economic and public debt crisis on industrial relations and working conditions at national level in the EU Member States from 2008 to end 2012. The impact of the crisis on industrial relations is mapped with [...]
  • Cover image of 'Impact of the crisis on industrial relations and working conditions in Europe - Executive summary'
    Impact of the crisis on industrial relations and working conditions in Europe - Executive summary en
    This report maps the impact of the global financial, economic and public debt crisis on industrial relations and working conditions at national level in the EU Member States from 2008 to end 2012. The impact of the crisis on industrial relations is mapped with [...]
  • Cover image of 'Accommodation sector: Working conditions and job quality'
    Accommodation sector: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the accommodation sector (NACE 55).1 It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work [...]
  • Cover image of 'Quality of life in Europe: Families in the economic crisis'
    Quality of life in Europe: Families in the economic crisis en
    The economic crisis has reshaped the lives of millions of European citizens. But how has it affected families with children? Children are more at risk of poverty or social exclusion than the overall population in a large majority of EU countries; hence, it is [...]
  • Cover image of 'Quality of life in Europe: Families in the economic crisis - Executive summary'
    Quality of life in Europe: Families in the economic crisis - Executive summary en
    This report describes the changing quality of life across the EU for different types of families with children and compares their living standards and social situation. Families are divided into two main groups: lone-parent families, working or not, and living alone or with relatives; [...]
  • Cover image of 'Eurofound News, Issue 3, March 2014'
    Eurofound News, Issue 3, March 2014 en
    This issue contains articles on: Findings in figures; Spotlight on social situation of young people; Investigating working conditions in sectors; News in brief; and Publications.
  • Cover image of 'Foundation Findings: Social situation of young people in Europe'
    Foundation Findings: Social situation of young people in Europe en
    This policy brief highlights findings on a specific topic from Eurofound’s European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS) that is of particular interest from a policy perspective. It brings results of the analysis of these data together with evidence from other Eurofound projects to formulate [...]
  • Cover image of 'Social work sector: Working conditions and job quality'
    Social work sector: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the social work sector (NACE 88). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of [...]
  • Cover image of 'Agriculture sector: Working conditions and job quality'
    Agriculture sector: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the agriculture sector (NACE 1). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work [...]
  • Cover image of 'Media and communications: Working conditions and job quality'
    Media and communications: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the media and communications sector. It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work [...]
  • Cover image of 'Metal industry: Working conditions and job quality'
    Metal industry: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the metal industry (NACE 25 to 30). The sector includes the manufacture of fabricated metal products, computers, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment, automotive production, trailers and semitrailers, [...]
  • Cover image of 'Furniture sector: Working conditions and job quality'
    Furniture sector: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the furniture sector (NACE 31). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work across [...]
  • Cover image of 'Representativeness of the social partners in the European cross-industry social dialogue - Executive summary'
    Representativeness of the social partners in the European cross-industry social dialogue - Executive summary en
    The aim of this EIRO representativeness study is to identify the relevant national cross-industry and European actors in the field of cross-industry industrial relations. The impetus for the series of representativeness studies arises from the goal of the European Commission to identify, recognise and [...]
  • Cover image of 'Chemical industry: Working conditions and job quality'
    Chemical industry: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the chemical industry (NACE 20 and 22). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality [...]
  • Cover image of 'Role of social dialogue in industrial policies - Executive summary'
    Role of social dialogue in industrial policies - Executive summary en
    Financial turmoil and the increasing globalisation of value chains have focused attention on how countries across Europe can stimulate economies by revitalising industrial policy. The role of the state in this process is regarded as crucial, but it is clear the social partners also [...]
  • Cover image of 'Pay in Europe in the 21st century'
    Pay in Europe in the 21st century en
    The issue of wages has attracted particular attention at European level since the onset of the economic crisis. Changes in economic governance, notably within the European semester, have prompted discussions on wage‑setting mechanisms. While, overall, wage‑bargaining regimes have remained relatively stable over time in [...]
  • Cover image of 'Pay in Europe in the 21st century - Executive summary'
    Pay in Europe in the 21st century - Executive summary en
    This report provides comparative time series on wage-bargaining outcomes across the EU Member States and Norway. It presents and discusses pay developments against the background of different wage-bargaining regimes and looks into the link between pay and productivity developments (in terms of nominal and [...]
  • Cover image of 'Agro-food sector: Working conditions and job quality'
    Agro-food sector: Working conditions and job quality en
    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability for employees and the self-employed in the agro-food sector (NACE codes 10 and 11). It compares the situation in the sector with that in the EU28 as a whole. [...]
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