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  • 16 Novembre 2018
    Eurofound’s work programme for 2019 was approved by its Governing Board at the 92nd meeting in Dublin on Friday 16 November. Next year is the third year of the four-year programming period, and the Agency will focus on producing policy-relevant research, data, findings and analysis in the areas of working conditions and sustainable work, industrial relations and social partner representativeness, quality of life and access to public services, convergence, the digital age, and the future of manufacturing. The final 2019 programming document will be published in December 2018.
  • User satisfaction survey launched
    14 Novembre 2018
    This survey provides the opportunity for all users of Eurofound services, be they publications, events or the website, to provide their opinion about Eurofound and its work. The feedback will directly feed into Eurofound’s efforts to further improve its products with the aim of increasing the relevance and utility of the Agency’s work.
  • 13 Novembre 2018
    In recent years, the EU has put increasing emphasis on the promotion of social cohesion as a central element for the improvement of quality of life for its citizens. But is this EU goal hitting a home-run with EU citizens, or is the reality closer to a strike out?
  • 02 Novembre 2018
    The equal treatment of women and men has been a fundamental principle of the European Union since its inception, but women in Europe still earn on average 16.2% less than men. Tomorrow, Saturday 3 November, marks the moment in the year when women symbolically stop getting paid compared to their male colleagues.
  • 01 Novembre 2018
    Apprenticeships are long established in manufacturing and are attractive for both employers and young people because of the balance between theoretical and practical education that they offer. However, in several countries in Europe and beyond, apprenticeships are lagging behind changes in manufacturing, and the potential of quality apprenticeships for both industry and the labour market are not being fully capitalised on.
  • 10 Octobre 2018
    Today is World Mental Health Day, a yearly event held by the World Health Organization with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilising efforts in support of mental health.
  • 09 Octobre 2018
    Feelings of insecurity across several dimensions are widespread in the EU, even among those who are materially well-off. Only 1% of the EU population enjoys the highest level of security in the combined areas of personal security and security in housing, healthcare, employment and old-age income.
  • 02 Octobre 2018
    Management is still mostly a man's game. The limited presence of women in management roles in European workplaces, despite years of gender equality policy, illustrates the magnitude of the challenge in achieving gender equality at work and highlights the need for more concerted effort and comprehensive long-term strategies to drive change.
  • 26 Septembre 2018
    La journée européenne des langues est un évènement annuel qui célèbre la diversité linguistique d’un continent qui compte plus de 200 langues européennes, 24 langues officielles de l’Union Européenne, environ 60 langues régionales ou dialectes, et une quantité d’autres parlées par des populations en provenance d’autres continents.
  • 25 Septembre 2018
    Platform work, understood as the matching of the supply of and demand for paid work through an online platform, is still relatively small in scale but is developing rapidly in the EU and becoming increasingly important for the digital economy.

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