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This news archive contains articles published from 2007 up the end of 2020. For current news, see Eurofound's latest stories.

  • 18 December 2008
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Better integration for migrants On 13 November, Eurofound launched a new resource pack on migration and geographical mobility at a briefing of think tanks in Brussels. The pack examines migration patterns and looks at the opportunities and challenges that migrants face abroad. It contains a series of factsheets highlighting the policy context of migration, policy responses and main findings, along with reports and résumés that examine the theme in more detail. 
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  • 26 November 2008
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. First findings of new Quality of Life Survey How do Europeans feel about their family life? Are they able to juggle work and family commitments? Are they happy with their living conditions? Eurofound is well placed to answer these questions following the launch of the first findings of its second European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS). The survey provides a unique insight into the quality of life in 31 European countries and highlights the social and economic challenges facing the EU at the moment.
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  • 26 November 2008
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Director’s diary Eurofound has taken a decisive step towards launching its next four-year work programme, ‘Europe at work: Better life and opportunities for all’. At its recent meeting in Dublin, the organisation’s Governing Board adopted the four-year programme which will run from 2009 to 2012. The programme will closely link Eurofound’s research and communication activities to European policy responses to the major drivers of change.
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  • 26 November 2008
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. IN BRIEF Research in brief Stark differences in deprivation across Europe The EQLS asked citizens how many items from a range of six items they were unable to afford. By this measure, substantial differences are visible. In some of the poorest countries among the CC3 and the NMS12, the higher income earners are still more deprived than the poorer citizens in some of the EU15. The disparity also varies substantially within countries: for example, in Romania, the poorest citizens are on average deprived of four of the essential items, while the richest are deprived of only one.
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  • 26 November 2008
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Events Industrial relations in the EU and other global and emerging economies: Wage developments, minimum wages and wage flexibility 27–28 November 2008, Paris, France Eurofound and OECD Living and working in Europe 1–4 December, Brussels, Belgium Eurofound own event
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  • 09 October 2008
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  • 09 October 2008
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. IN BRIEF Research in brief Actual working week is longer across Europe In 2007, the actual working week was longer than the average collectively agreed working week in all Member States apart from Greece and Ireland.
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  • 09 October 2008
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Events WORKS conference ‘Fragmentation? The future of work in Europe in a global economy’ 8–9 October, Rome, Italy Working Lives Research Institute/IRES Work Attractiveness 8–9 October, Paris, France French Presidency
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  • 09 October 2008
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Integration and diversity in local authorities Addressing the needs of migrant residents is high on the agenda of many European cities. Sefton, in the UK, has set up a forum to facilitate the reporting of racist and hate crime; Amsterdam has involved members of its migrant communities in delivering healthcare services; and Frankfurt has broadened the scope of its job advertising to target migrant communities.    
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  • 09 October 2008
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