Extending flexicurity – The potential of short-time working schemes: ERM Report 2010

Annual report
Päivitetty
16 helmikuu 2012
Julkaistu
23 marraskuu 2010
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In the face of recession, falling demand and the consequent slowing of production, short-time working and temporary layoff schemes have been extended (or introduced) in many Member States. These schemes, often with the aid of public funds, reduce working time, while protecting workers’ incomes and company solvency; frequently, the time spent not working is used for training instead. This report examines the practice of reduced working time across Europe, and looks in detail at how it is implemented in 10 Member States, with a view to determining the contribution that such schemes can make in implementing the common principles of flexicurity, especially in light of the broad-based consensus they enjoy among the social partners. An executive summary is available.
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    Number of Pages: 
    136
    Reference No: 
    ef1071
    ISBN: 
    978-92-897-0875-3
    Catalogue: 
    TJ-32-10-435-EN-C
    DOI: 
    10.2806/21361
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    Extending flexicurity – The potential of short-time working schemes: ERM Report 2010

    In the face of recession, falling demand and the consequent slowing of production, short-time working and temporary layoff schemes have been extended (or introduced) in many Member States. These schemes, often with the aid of public funds, reduce working time, while protecting workers’ incomes and company solvency; frequently, the time spent not working is used for training instead. This report examines the practice of reduced working time across Europe, and looks in detail at how it is implemented in 10 Member States, with a view to determining the contribution that such schemes can make in implementing the common principles of flexicurity, especially in light of the broad-based consensus they enjoy among the social partners.

  • Executive summary

    Number of pages: 
    2
    Reference No: 
    ef10711
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    Joustoturva laajemmaksi – lyhennetyn työajan järjestelmien tarjoamat mahdollisuudet - ERM:N KERTOMUS 2010 (Tiivistelmä)

    Authors: 
    Eurofound
    Lyhennetyn työajan järjestelmät ovat olleet kahtena viime vuonna esillä enemmän kuin koskaan aiemmin. Monet jäsenvaltiot ovat laajentaneet olemassa olevia järjestelmiään, ja toiset ovat ottaneet niitä käyttöön ensimmäistä kertaa. Näitä järjestelmiä on yleisesti pidetty hyvänä tapana lieventää meneillään olevan erittäin vakavan laman pahimpia vaikutuksia.



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  • European Restructuring Monitor

    The European Restructuring Monitor has reported on the employment impact of large-scale business restructuring since 2002. This series includes its restructuring-related databases (events, support instruments and legislation) as well as case studies and publications.

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