Working conditions and social dialogue

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24 May 2011
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24 May 2011
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Authors: 
Voss, Eckhard

Abstract

This report seeks to investigate the contribution played by social dialogue structures in boosting the quality of work and employment. Focusing in particular on national experience in six Member States, and the situations of the construction and healthcare sectors, it provides an overview of major framework conditions from both a European and national perspective, presents key findings from existing research and national working conditions surveys, as well as giving an overview of examples of good practice at company level and of the results of case studies carried out as part of the research for this report. An executive summary is available, as well as a later study on the same topic - see both in related content.
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    Number of Pages: 
    114
    Reference No: 
    EF0943
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    Working conditions and social dialogue

    Authors: 
    Voss, Eckhard

    This report seeks to investigate the contribution played by social dialogue structures in boosting the quality of work and employment. Focusing in particular on national experience in six Member States, and the situations of the construction and healthcare sectors, it provides an overview of major framework conditions from both a European and national perspective, presents key findings from existing research and national working conditions surveys, as well as giving an overview of examples of good practice at company level and of the results of case studies carried out as part of the research for this report.

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  • Executive summary

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    ef09431
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    Working conditions and social dialogue: Findings, national frameworks, and good practice at company level - Executive summary

    Authors: 
    Eurofound
    The report explores the theme of working conditions and social dialogue in an effort to deepen existing findings and to present further evidence on how social dialogue has been used in improving working conditions. The findings are based on research conducted between July 2008 and May 2009, with a particular focus on the experiences of six EU Member States – Austria, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Spain and Sweden. A report is available.



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