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  • 19 December 2013
    Research shows that a small proportion of the jobs lost over the past decade as a result of companies restructuring has gone overseas.
  • 15 December 2013
    A recently published analysis of the findings of the European Quality of Life Survey finds that freedom from material deprivation, good health, work–life balance and good social relationships are among the key determinants of subjective well-being.
  • 09 December 2013
    Data from the European Company Survey 2013 raise questions over whether there is a fundamental mismatch between workers’ skills and employers’ needs.
  • 04 December 2013
    Eurofound publishes its 2013 annual report of the European Restructuring Monitor: The economic crisis has significantly reduced the rate of offshoring in Europe (Dublin, Ireland): The economic crisis has significantly reduced the rate of offshoring in Europe, according to the 2013 annual report of the European Restructuring Monitor (ERM) - Monitoring and managing restructuring in the 21st century. The report, which is launched at a high-level EU-Japan tripartite meeting on employment and social issues in Tokyo today, found that the offshoring share of restructuring job loss in Europe peaked before the 2008–2009 crisis and has remained lower ever since. The report also presents a retrospective of over a decade of monitoring the impact of large-scale restructuring activity in Europe.
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  • 27 November 2013
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  • 27 November 2013
      Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Exploring gender and working conditions Gender equality has progressed considerably over the past 40 years; however, gender gaps persist in many aspects of the labour market. Women and men are employed in different occupations and industries, and under different contracts; men are paid more than women; and, while men spend more time on paid work than women, women work longer when domestic and care duties are factored in.
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  • 27 November 2013
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. New package of analysis on quality of life The economic crisis that has gripped Europe since 2008 continues to affect every aspect of life – including how people view the quality of their public services and their societies, how satisfied they are with their lives and the extent of equality, or inequality, across society.
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  • 27 November 2013
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  • 27 November 2013
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  • 26 November 2013
    A recent high-level meeting of EU leaders focused on how to tackle the rising youth unemployment, agreeing to mobilise €45 billion to implement the Youth Guarantee and other measures in 2013–2015.
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