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  • 16 joulukuu 2007
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Director’s diary Monitoring the impact on working conditions in Europe As the European Union continues to expand its borders, the differing norms in terms of both working and living conditions across the continent become increasingly apparent. For Europe’s policymakers, such differences present serious challenges as they seek to increase productivity, boost employment and improve the quality of work. In this context, understanding the conditions of work across the different EU Member States and other European countries is of fundamental importance.
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  • 16 joulukuu 2007
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  • 16 joulukuu 2007
    Life satisfaction levels across Europe Mean life satisfaction on a scale from 1 ‘very dissatisfied’ to 10 ‘very satisfied’ Source: EQLS, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, 2004
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  • 16 joulukuu 2007
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  • 16 joulukuu 2007
    PRESS RELEASE Health "an absolute priority" in Ireland and the European Union Health remains the social policy issue at the heart of citizens' concerns not just in Ireland but in the European Union as a whole. When asked about the main factors affecting their quality of life, the majority of European citizens rank health as their number one priority ahead of income and family life. This was just one of the findings of the European Commission's second annual report on The Social Situation in the European Union which was launched at the Commission offices in Dublin this morning. Details of the European Foundation's new initiative on Monitoring Living Conditions and the Quality of Life in the EU were also announced.
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  • 16 joulukuu 2007
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  • 16 joulukuu 2007
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Increase in telework across Europe The number of people who are teleworking and working away from the place of work is on the increase across Europe, according to a new study from Eurofound’s European Working Conditions Observatory (EWCO). Working away from the employer’s premises, however, raises a wide range of health and safety issues.
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  • 16 joulukuu 2007
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  • 16 joulukuu 2007
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  • 16 joulukuu 2007
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Turkey at the crossroads For countries applying for membership in the European Union, quality-of-life issues are the social complement to the political and economic criteria upon which they are evaluated. In its new report on Quality of life in Turkey, Eurofound has identified clear differences in quality-of-life indicators between Turkey and the EU Member States.
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