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  • 29 November 2009
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Fighting recession, facilitating recovery Younger men, with lower levels of education, working in manufacturing, have suffered most in terms of job loss in the current recession. Moreover, experience of previous recessions indicates that for some countries the likelihood of further increases in unemployment still looms, even as others are showing signs of an economic upturn.
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  • 29 November 2009
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  • 29 November 2009
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. IN BRIEF News in pictures Debating Europe’s exit strategy from recession
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  • 29 November 2009
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  • 29 November 2009
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. EGF – assisting laid-off workers The extra assistance in terms of financial and human resources made possible through the European Globalisation adjustment Fund (EGF) was an ‘extremely valuable addition to other funding sources’, according to key players involved in the process of assisting workers made redundant in two recent high-profile company restructuring cases.
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  • 26 November 2009
    Eurofound organises a high-level conference on intercultural relations and related policies with 'Cities for Local Integration Policies for Migrants' (CLIP) Network in Brussels, Belgium 30 November – 1 December 2009. Evidence based policy to integrate migrants to European society Improving relationships with migrants and with Muslim communities in order to increase social cohesion in European Cities is the focus for a high-level European conference Eurofound organises in collaboration with the European Commission (DG EAC), the Council of Europe (Congress and Intercultural Cities Project), the Committee of the Regions, the Open Society Institute and the Network of European Foundations (NEF) on 30 November – 1 December.
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  • 03 November 2009
    Eurofound publishes its European Restructuring Monitor (ERM) Annual Report 2009 ‘Restructuring in recession’ A coordinated macroeconomic response at European level is required to tackle the recession (DUBLIN, IRELAND) The impact of the recession has already been significant for most Member States in terms of job loss and rising unemployment. Experience of previous recessions, however, shows that the labour market may continue to deteriorate well into 2010, particularly when the large number of temporary measures to maintain employment have matured across Europe. In its 2009 annual report on restructuring in Europe, Eurofound argues that the European Economic Recovery Plan (EERP) is the correct policy response to tackle the recession, and that more coordinated macroeconomic responses at European are required.
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  • 29 October 2009
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  • 18 October 2009
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Events Mobility in the new Member States 12–13 October, Uppsala, Sweden Swedish Work Life Mobility Programme Measurement of quality of employment 14–16 October, Geneva, Switzerland United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and International Labour Organisation 8th Round Table on poverty and social exclusion: ‘Social inclusion in times of recession – New challenges for the active inclusion strategy’ 15–16 October, Stockholm, Sweden Swedish Presidency
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  • 18 October 2009
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Gender pay gap still persists The gap between men’s and women’s earnings still persists, according to recent research on pay developments from Eurofound. On average, women across the EU in 2008 earned 16.6% less than men. This is despite the explicit gender-neutral terms of European collective agreements and minimum wage laws.
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