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  • 13 July 2018
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    It is well known that women take more responsibility for the care of their children than men. According to the 2016 EQLS, 88% of mothers compared to 64% of fathers in the EU care for their children every day. These fathers estimate they give 21 hours a week to the care of their children, while the...
  • 12 July 2018
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    See how the EU Agencies contribute to the lives of everyone in the EUCleaner air, better quality of life, greater security: the EU Agencies make Europe a better place to live 
  • 06 July 2018
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    Companies that encourage their employees to participate in broad decision-making around operations or strategic direction can not only improve job satisfaction, but also increase levels of innovation. Over half (57%) of companies in the EU encourage their employees to participate in company...
  • 03 July 2018
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    Employment is at its highest level ever in the EU, and the employment recovery is now well-established in Europe. But is it being felt in all countries?The employment recovery is well-established in the European Union, and the trends are positive across the main indicators. More people than ever...
  • 19 June 2018
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    Managing occupational safety and health (OSH) can be a big challenge for micro and small enterprises (MSEs).What policies, programmes and tools are most effective to improve OSH in MSEs? And how can businesses be helped to make these work in practice?EU-OSHA, with policy makers and social partners...
  • 12 June 2018
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    The number of people active in the labour market is at an all-time high, ratings for key public services are increasing and there is a marked recovery in trust in national institutions in many Member States, these developments are detailed in Eurofound’s Living and working in Europe yearbook for...
  • 31 May 2018
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    Eurofound's datasets for the European Working Conditions and the European Quality of Life surveys are included in the catalogue for the 2018 EU Datathon. The Datathon is a competition, organised by the EU Publications Office, which will highlight the potential of linking EU and national data. The...
  • 03 May 2018
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    Celebrate #EuropeDay on 9 May with the #EUAgencies – helping to improve the daily lives of everyone in the EU. 
  • 18 April 2018
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    Increases to minimum wages have gathered pace since 2010, with the highest increases recorded in countries which had the lowest minimum wages. However, a large gap remains with minimum wage workers in Bulgaria, the country with the lowest statutory minimum wage, earning just one-eighth the salary...
  • 05 April 2018
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    Technological innovation is permanent and ongoing, but the rapid pace of technological change and advancement in the 21st Century has brought with it the increased potential for disruptive innovation, or 'game changing technology'.Disruption not only happens at a product level, but can also involve...

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