Annual review shows working life in Europe in transition

Submitted by james.higgins on Mon, 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’

Submitted by james.higgins on Mon, 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.