More than one in four working-age adults in the EU remain economically inactive

Публикувано от james.higgins на Вт., 02/11/2017 - 09:47

Unemployment in the EU continues to fall, however more than one in four of the EU’s working-age population are economically inactive; meaning they are not working, and are not seeking work or are not available for work.

Annual review shows working life in Europe in transition

Публикувано от james.higgins на Пон., 25/09/2017 - 15:34

Working life in Europe is in a period of transition. Economic growth has picked up, employment continues to grow for the third consecutive year and unemployment rates – while still being above the level of 2007 in the EU28 - are generally in decline. However, Brexit and pay inequality present challenges for the future.

Four out of five workers in Europe happy with working time ‘fit’

Публикувано от james.higgins на Пон., 18/09/2017 - 15:41

81% of workers say their working hours fit well, or very well, with their private life obligations. However men continue to have longer working hours (on average 6.5 hours per week more than women) and report more difficulties adapting working time to family life or other commitments.