Who are the NEETs?

Υποβλήθηκε από james.higgins στις Τετ, 04/10/2017 - 11:21.

NEETs is a broad category encompassing a heterogeneous population. Disentangling the subgroups within it is essential for a better understanding of their different characteristics and needs, and for tailoring effective policies to reintegrate them into the labour market or education.

Extending working life: What do workers want?

Υποβλήθηκε από Katia στις Πέμ, 28/09/2017 - 13:11.

This article explores the views of workers about the issue of extending working life. It highlights differences in the share of workers regarding the age they would like to work to and the ability to work until 60 in terms of employment status, sex and country.

Annual review shows working life in Europe in transition

Υποβλήθηκε από james.higgins στις Δευ, 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’

Υποβλήθηκε από james.higgins στις Δευ, 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.

EU-OSHA: Work-related accidents and injuries cost EU €476 billion a year according to new global estimates

Υποβλήθηκε από james.higgins στις Δευ, 04/09/2017 - 11:57.

New findings reveal that worldwide work-related injury and illness result in the loss of 3.9 % of GDP, at an annual cost of roughly €2 680 billion.

Trend of converging working time across 28 EU Member States has stalled

Υποβλήθηκε από james.higgins στις Πέμ, 17/08/2017 - 09:18.

The difference in working time between workers in the 28 EU Member States remains large and is especially marked between the ‘older’ 15 EU Member States and the 13 new Member States that joined the EU since 2004, according to new research from Eurofound.

New survey launched to improve reporting of collective bargaining in the EU

Υποβλήθηκε από james.higgins στις Τρί, 15/08/2017 - 16:57.

Eurofound has launched a stakeholder survey in an effort to improve the way in which it reports on collective bargaining, and to transition from an initial focus on wage-bargaining outcomes to cover collective bargaining in a more holistic way,

Estimating labour market slack in the European Union

Υποβλήθηκε από ssm στις Τρί, 18/07/2017 - 12:07.

Labour market slack is the shortfall between the volume of work desired by workers and the actual volume of work available. The aim of this report is to develop a more nuanced estimate of labour slack using EU Labour Force Survey data, which allows involuntary part-timers and inactive people with some labour market attachment to be identified and quantified.

Aspects of non-standard employment in Europe

Υποβλήθηκε από ssm στις Δευ, 17/07/2017 - 16:19.

This report examines developments in non-standard employment – temporary, temporary agency and part-time work and self-employment – over the last decade. It shows that the significant increase in the temporary employment rate between the late 1980s and the early 2000s has been halted and replaced by a slight decline from 14.5% in 2006 to 14.2% in 2016.