Tackling the recession: Employment-related public initiatives in the EU Member States and Norway

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08 October 2009
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08 October 2009
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Abstract

As European economies slide into recession, companies face increasing financial difficulties as sales decline and prospects for a quick recovery recede. Consequently, a growing number of businesses are coming under threat, putting the jobs of more workers at risk. Already across Europe many companies have closed or reduced their scale of operations substantially and many jobs have been lost. This report examines the various measures being taken by governments and trade unions in different countries to try to maintain jobs, or at least to moderate the losses that occur. An executive summary is available - see Related content.

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    Tackling the recession: Employment-related public initiatives in the EU Member States and Norway

    As European economies slide into recession, companies face increasing financial difficulties as sales decline and prospects for a quick recovery recede. Consequently, a growing number of businesses are coming under threat, putting the jobs of more workers at risk. Already across Europe many companies have closed or reduced their scale of operations substantially and many jobs have been lost. This report examines the various measures being taken by governments and trade unions in different countries to try to maintain jobs, or at least to moderate the losses that occur.

  • Executive summary

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    Tackling the recession: Employment-related public initiatives in the EU Member States and Norway - Executive summary

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    Eurofound
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    A report, carried out by the European Restructuring Monitor (ERM), provides a systematic overview of public initiatives to address the current recession being carried out or planned in the EU Member States and Norway, as at April–May 2009. Read more in the report - see Related content.
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