EurWORK European Observatory of Working Life

Articles

EurWORK articles cover working life in Europe, in particular the fields of industrial relations and working conditions. The articles are based on quarterly reporting provided by the Network of Eurofound Correspondents.

  • Topical updates summarise and update developments around selected topics, which are relevant across a number of Member States at the same time
  • Spotlight reports cover in more depth country-level events, debates and changes in regulation related to working life, aiming to provide a balanced view of all parties’ positions
  • Research in Focus articles report on important research findings (including surveys) from the national level, often, but not exclusively, in the area of working conditions
  • In brief articles are short news items drawn from the correspondents' quarterly reports
  • Country updates summarise developments at national level and are published 4 times a year

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  • Ireland: Latest developments in working life Q4 2019

    An increase in the minimum wage following a short deferral, the results of an employer survey on pay and survey findings on sexual harassment in the workplace are the main topics of interest in
  • EU level: Latest developments in working life Q4 2019

    The reactions of social partners to the Green Deal for Europe, the outcomes of the Tripartite Social Summit and the concerns of trade unions over the EU Court ruling on the implementation of th
  • Finland: Latest developments in working life Q4 2019

    Conflict in the postal sector and the signing of a collective agreement in the technology sector after tough negotiations are the main topics of interest in this article.
  • Italy: Latest developments in working life Q4 2019

    New rules to protect platform delivery workers and a study pointing to persistent difficulties in ensuring employment opportunities for people with disabilities are the main topics of interest
  • France: Latest developments in working life Q4 2019

    The second round of pension reform consultations and the introduction of the bonus–malus system for unemployment insurance are the main topics of interest in this article.
  • Germany: Latest developments in working life Q4 2019

    The social–ecological transformation and its impact on sectoral trade unions, along with a proposal by social partners for the government to secure economic sustainability through greater inves
  • Denmark: Latest developments in working life Q4 2019

    A revision of the law on the working environment and the new Danish Employee and Competence Agency are the main topics of interest in this article.
  • Estonia: Latest developments in working life Q4 2019

    The n ational minimum wage increase and changes to the pension scheme are the main topics of interest in this article.
  • United Kingdom: Latest developments in working life Q4 2019

    Recent political developments, the progress of Brexit and the omission of the commitment to protect EU-derived employment rights from the December 2019 EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill are the main
  • Czechia: Latest developments in working life Q4 2019

    Government approval for an increase in the minimum wage for 2020 and an informal agreement between social partners and the government on a draft amendment to the Labour Code are the ma

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