EurWORK European Observatory of Working Life

Articles

EurWORK articles cover working life in Europe, in particular the fields of industrial relations and working conditions. The articles are based on quarterly reporting provided by the Network of Eurofound Correspondents.

  • Topical updates summarise and update developments around selected topics, which are relevant across a number of Member States at the same time
  • Spotlight reports cover in more depth country-level events, debates and changes in regulation related to working life, aiming to provide a balanced view of all parties’ positions
  • Research in Focus articles report on important research findings (including surveys) from the national level, often, but not exclusively, in the area of working conditions
  • In brief articles are short news items drawn from the correspondents' quarterly reports
  • Country updates summarise developments at national level and are published 4 times a year

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  • Greece: latest working life developments Q2 2018

    An increase in the minimum wage, the return of fundamental collective bargaining regulations and a roadmap to combat undeclared and precarious employment are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Greece in the second quarter of 2018.
  • France: latest working life developments Q2 2018

    The adoption of labour market reforms, strikes in the transport sector and new leadership among the social partners are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in France in the second quarter of 2018.
  • Finland: latest working life developments Q2 2018

    Controversy over the government’s proposed employment policies, stakeholder reactions to these policies and the ongoing challenge of labour shortages are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Finland in the second quarter of 2018.
  • Sweden: latest working life developments Q2 2018

    A historic agreement on industrial action regulations and a narrowing gender pay gap are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Sweden in the second quarter of 2018.
  • Spain: latest working life developments Q2 2018

    A peak-level wage agreement, a rise in the pension rate and an important ruling for platform workers are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Spain in the second quarter of 2018.
  • Estonia: latest working life developments Q2 2018

    The ending of Estonia’s longest ever strike, the re-establishment of tripartite social dialogue, and changes in legislation to tackle the gender pay gap are the topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Estonia in the second quarter of 2018.
  • Denmark: latest working life developments Q2 2018

    The conclusion of a new collective agreement in the public sector, an important merger for trade unions, and a new think tank to improve working life for seniors are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Denmark in the second quarter of 2018.
  • Germany: latest working life developments Q2 2018

    A draft law on the right for part-time employees to return to full-time work and the success of the third round of collective bargaining in the public and construction sectors are the main topics of this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Germany in the first quarter of 2018.
  • Czech Republic: latest working life developments Q2 2018

    The new government taking office, a new low for the unemployment rate, the end of cheap labour and a call for more foreign workers are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in the Czech Republic in the second quarter of 2018.
  • Cyprus: latest working life developments Q2 2018

    An agreement to restore wider public sector salaries and mass redundancies at CCB bank are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Cyprus in the second quarter of 2018.

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