19 Decembrie 2016
Representativeness has various meanings across the 28 Member States and Norway. In practice, few national systems correspond to an unalloyed form of either mutual recognition or legal conformity. Member States employ a combination of these principles, applying a mix of both formal and informal criteria.
Representativeness of the European social partner organisations: Personal services–hair and beauty sector - Executive summary
16 Decembrie 2016
This study aims to provide the necessary information to encourage sectoral social dialogue in the personal services–hair and beauty sector. Eurofound’s series of representativeness studies, carried out at the request of the European Commission, sets out to identify the relevant social partner organisations to be consulted under the provisions of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU).
14 Decembrie 2016
Providing swift access to the labour markets of host countries is part of the solution to Europe’s refugee crisis. This report takes forward existing research on the labour market integration of refugees (those with the officially recognised status of international protection) and asylum seekers (those who have applied for international protection and are awaiting a decision).
25 Noiembrie 2016
This issue contains articles on: Findings in figures; Sixth EWCS report launched in Brussels; Tackling fraudulent practices in employment; News in brief; and Latest from EurWORK.
21 Noiembrie 2016
This study explores the employment model of ‘strategic employee sharing’, which can be applied if a group of employers have specific recurring, human resources (HR) needs that can be planned in advance and combined across companies.
21 Noiembrie 2016
The fraudulent contracting of work is an important issue in many European countries. This report looks at these practices across the EU and shows how the issue is tackled in the 28 EU Member States (EU28) and Norway. Applying juridical criteria, the study aims to define the fraudulent use of an employment or contractual relationship.
17 Noiembrie 2016
In 2015, the sixth EWCS interviewed almost 44,000 workers (both employees and self-employed people) in 35 European countries: the 28 EU Member States, the five EU candidate countries, and Norway and Switzerland.
Representativeness of the European social partner organisations: Extractive industries sector - Executive summary
28 Octombrie 2016
This study aims to provide the necessary information to encourage sectoral social dialogue in the extractive industries sector. Eurofound’s series of representativeness studies, carried out at the request of the European Commission, s...
27 Octombrie 2016
The IMF, in its October World economic outlook, has revised forecasts for global growth downwards to 3.1% in 2016. Sub-par growth in the developed world economies risks perpetuating itself, according to the Fund.
24 Octombrie 2016
This issue contains articles on: Findings in figures; High cost of lower female employment; Tracking the impact of the digital revolution; News in brief; and Latest from EurWORK.