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  • 14 March 2013
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  • 14 March 2013
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Crisis deepens wage polarisation Europe’s labour market has changed radically since the golden era of job expansion (1995–2007), when nearly 30 million jobs were added in that buoyant period. The Great Recession (2008–2010) and the stalled recovery in 2011–2012 have seen a net loss of five million jobs.
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  • 14 March 2013
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Youth disengagement in Europe - what cost? Eurofound joined forces with the European Youth Forum in organising a seminar on youth disengagement in Brussels on 28 February, hosted by the European Parliament Intergroup on Youth. The focus of the discussion was Eurofound’s recent research on young people ‘not in employment, education or training’ (NEETs).
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  • 14 March 2013
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  • 01 March 2013
    Involving young people in making the youth guarantee work (Dublin, Ireland) Today’s decision at the Council of Employment and Social Affairs Ministers EPSCO on the proposed Youth Guarantee Recommendation was welcomed by participants at the joint event between Eurofound and the European Youth Forum on ‘ Disengagement – what costs and what remedies?’, hosted by the European Parliament Intergroup on Youth. Member States should now put in place measures to ensure that young people up to age 25 receive a good quality offer of employment, continued education, an apprenticeship or a traineeship within four months of leaving school or becoming unemployed.
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  • 14 February 2013
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  • 13 February 2013
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Impact of greening on job quality and quantity Much has been made of the potential for job creation as businesses adopt green practices in response to climate change. However, evidence from the latest Eurofound research suggests that these hopes may have been unduly optimistic.
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  • 13 February 2013
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  • 12 February 2013
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  • 12 February 2013
    Important notice! If you would like to receive Eurofound News by email (10 issues a year), please sign up now. Start-ups: Strong potential for growth and jobs Some new businesses go international rapidly after starting up. These ‘born global’ firms are seen as innovative and growth-oriented and therefore as having particularly strong potential for economic recovery and job creation.
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