Working conditions in the European Union: Working time and work intensity

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16 december 2009
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28 oktober 2009
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This report outlines the current situation regarding work intensity, indicating a clear link between work intensity and poor working conditions, both physical and psychological. The analysis is based on findings from the fourth European Working Conditions Survey carried out in 31 countries, incluRead more

This report outlines the current situation regarding work intensity, indicating a clear link between work intensity and poor working conditions, both physical and psychological. The analysis is based on findings from the fourth European Working Conditions Survey carried out in 31 countries, including the 27 EU Member States. The analysis reveals sharp variations between different Member States in relation to working hours and the associated gender gap, and points to the huge costs both for workers and companies arising from high work intensity. 

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    Arbejdsvilkår i Den Europæiske Union: Arbejdstid og arbejdsintensitet - Sammendrag

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    Eurofound
    Den fjerde europæiske undersøgelse af arbejdsvilkårene, som Det Europæiske Institut til Forbedring af Leve- og Arbejdsvilkårene (Eurofound) gennemførte i 2005, er koncentreret om emner, der står højt på Den Europæiske Unions dagsorden for beskæftigelsespolitikken. Et af de emner, der blev undersøgt, var arbejdstiden og arbejdsintensiteten samt konsekvenserne heraf for samfundet og arbejdsmarkedet som helhed. Undersøgelsen så nærmere på, hvordan arbejdsintensiteten ser ud, og hvordan den kan måles. Resultaterne viste, at der er en tæt forbindelse mellem arbejdsintensitet og dårlige arbejdsvilkår, både de fysiske og psykiske.


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  • European Working Conditions Survey 2005

    Eurofound’s European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) paints a wide-ranging picture of Europe at work across countries, occupations, sectors and age groups. This series consists of findings from the EWCS 2005, the fourth edition of the survey. The survey was first carried out in 1990.

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