Publications

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  • The impact of EMU on industrial relations

    A leaflet dealing with the impact of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) on industrial relations, employment and working conditions at European, national, sectoral and company levels. It is based on a report which investigated the effects of EMU on the processes of industrial relations and their outcomes in terms of pay and employment in three sectors: automotive, financial services and road haulage.

  • Communiqué (09/00)

    Communiqué is the newsletter of the Foundation It is published 10 times per year and provides up-to-date news and information on the Foundation's work and research. The November issue contains the following articles: Social policy agenda; Self-employment; Micro firms.

  • Second European Survey on Working Conditions in the European Union

    The second European survey on working conditions is a questionnaire-based survey, involving face-to-face interviews conducted outside the workplace. The questionnaire covers all aspects of working conditions: physical environment, workplace design, working hours, work organisation, social relationships at the workplace and highlights how stress and musculo-skeletal disorders are among the rising occupational hazards in the EU. The survey underlines a need for a more holistic and multidisciplinary approach to tackle health and safety issues in Europe. Above all, it clearly indicates that health issues must be central to an organisation's structure and development.

  • Communiqué (06/00)

    Communiqué is the newsletter of the Foundation It is published 10 times per year and provides up-to-date news and information on the Foundation's work and research. The July/August issue contains the following articles: Household services; Information age health; The third sector.

  • Communiqué (07/00)

    Communiqué is the newsletter of the Foundation It is published 10 times per year and provides up-to-date news and information on the Foundation's work and research. The September issue contains the following articles: Labour participation; Benchmarking; EIRO user survey.

  • BEST No. 1/2000. Shiftwork and Health

    Shiftwork and other forms of working at unusual hours, and especially working at night have always raised some health concerns. This issue of BEST aims to provide help and guidance in this complex area and covers sleep and fatigue; digestion; heart disease; women's problems; social and domestic life; and psychological problems. The supplement 'On time' highlights working-time issues as they feature in the EIROnline website and in Foundation research and also presents a comparative overview in a graphic form of weekly working hours in the 15 EU Member States. BEST presents important developments in the field of time. It is addressed to those developing policies in this field working in the Institutions of the European Commission, national governments and the social partners in the European Union. BEST is published twice a year in English, French and German.

  • Social public services: forthcoming publications

    Social public services are services directly provided to citizens to meet their needs in relation to employment, health, housing, education, social security and care. These are services that contribute to the development of productive but also more inclusive and cohesive societies. They are particularly important for people who are marginalized or in some way excluded from society.

  • Communiqué (04/00)

    Communiqué is the newsletter of the Foundation It is published 10 times per year and provides up-to-date news and information on the Foundation's work and research. The May issue contains the following articles: New directions; Flexibility and work; EQUAL initiative.

  • Communiqué (03/00)

    Communiqué is the newsletter of the Foundation It is published 10 times per year and provides up-to-date news and information on the Foundation's work and research. Communiqué is the newsletter of the Foundation. The April issue contains the following articles: The early years; Supporting SMEs; Working Conditions.

  • Combating age barriers in employment (Summary)

    The impact of an ageing population on employment and the labour market is increasingly recognised as one of the most pressing issues confronting European societies. This summary charts the initiatives being taken to reverse trends for early retirement and exit from the labour market towards retention, reintegration and retraining of older workers. The lessons from and recommendations for action are directly and urgently relevant to governments, social partners and all in the ageing workforce.

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