Working conditions and job quality: Comparing sectors in Europe - Overview report

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04 March 2014
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04 March 2014
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This report and the accompanying 33 sectoral information sheets aim to capture the diversity prevalent across sectors in Europe in terms of working conditions and job quality. The information sheets indicate how workers in each sector compare to the European average for all workers, as well as highlighting differences and similarities among different groups of workers. The report pinpoints trends across sectors in areas such as working time and work–life balance, work organisation, skills and training, employee representation and the psychosocial and physical environment. It identifies sectors that score particularly well or particularly poorly in terms of job quality and sheds light on differences between sectors in terms of health and well-being. An executive summary is also available - see Related content.

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    ef1384
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    Working conditions and job quality: Comparing sectors in Europe - Overview report

    This report and the accompanying 33 sectoral information sheets aim to capture the diversity prevalent across sectors in Europe in terms of working conditions and job quality. The information sheets indicate how workers in each sector compare to the European average for all workers, as well as highlighting differences and similarities among different groups of workers. The report pinpoints trends across sectors in areas such as working time and work–life balance, work organisation, skills and training, employee representation and the psychosocial and physical environment. It identifies sectors that score particularly well or particularly poorly in terms of job quality and sheds light on differences between sectors in terms of health and well-being.

  • Executive summary

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    2
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    ef13841
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    Condições de trabalho e qualidade do emprego: Comparação de setores na Europa

    Authors: 
    Eurofound
    O presente relatório e as 33 fichas informativas setoriais que o acompanham visam dar conta da diversidade que caracteriza os setores de atividade da Europa em termos de condições de trabalho e qualidade do emprego. As fichas informativas estabelecem uma comparação das condições vividas pelos trabalhadores de cada setor com a média europeia relativa a todos os trabalhadores, além de evidenciarem as diferenças e semelhanças existentes entre diferentes grupos de trabalhadores. O relatório assinala as tendências observadas nos setores em termos de tempo de trabalho, equilíbrio entre vida profissional e pessoal, organização do trabalho, competências e formação, representação dos trabalhadores e ambiente físico e psicossocial. Identifica também os setores muito bem ou muito mal classificados no que toca à qualidade do emprego e coloca em evidência as diferenças entre setores em termos de saúde e bem-estar dos trabalhadores.



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