Labour market policies
22 March 2023
To improve the functioning of labour markets, policymakers need to address labour market mismatches, labour market segmentation, and design employment policies geared towards the integration of specific groups into the labour market.Read more
To improve the functioning of labour markets, policymakers need to address labour market mismatches, labour market segmentation, and design employment policies geared towards the integration of specific groups into the labour market. Active labour market policies (ALMP) are public interventions which are explicitly targeted at groups of persons with difficulties in the labour market. These policies include Public Employment Services or other publicly funded services for jobseekers. Active support to employment is included in the European Pillar of Social Rights.
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Publications & dataTop
The sections below provide access to a range of publications, data and ongoing work on this topic.
- Publications (375)
- Ongoing work (1)
Eurofound publications come in a variety of formats, including reports, policy briefs, blogs, articles and presentations.
Working time moves to the top of the agendaArticle 27 February 1997
Apparent breakdown of Belgian central bargainingArticle 27 February 1997
Implementation of the tripartite Pact for EmploymentArticle 27 February 1997
Employers and unions adopt positions on labour market reformArticle 27 February 1997
Proposal to exempt long-term unemployed people from legal minimum wageArticle 27 February 1997
A selection of related data on this topic are linked below.
- Data: COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch
Research continues in this topic on a variety of themes, which are outlined below with links to forthcoming titles.