News • Apr 14, 2016 09:35 BST
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Blog posts • Feb 05, 2016 14:00 GMT
Eurofound has published a new article on the statutory minimum wage levels in Europe. This article provides an overview of the minimum wage rates as of 1 January 2016, explains how they were set, and presents relevant discussions on minimum wages at national level.
Blog posts • Feb 03, 2016 15:48 GMT
In this blog piece Daphne Ahrendt, Research Manager at Eurofound, analyses the new Families in the Economic Crisis report. She explains how the shift towards means tested support in Europe could be cutting off vital resources for struggling families.
Press Releases • Jan 28, 2016 08:00 GMT
Despite a return to economic growth, lone-parent families and large families with three or more dependent children face significant difficulties throughout Europe. In some countries more than eight out of ten lone-parent families are at risk of poverty or social exclusion.
Blog posts • Dec 11, 2015 10:00 GMT
Migrants from central and eastern EU Member States access fewer benefits overall than local population
Press Releases • Dec 10, 2015 13:00 GMT
Eurofound launches report that analyses the use of various social services and benefits by intra-EU migrants and shows that the ‘welfare magnet’ hypothesis - that EU mobile workers are coming from new EU Member States to older Member States in order to access benefits - is essentially untrue.
Blog posts • Nov 30, 2015 17:22 GMT
Despite increasing sophistication of work organisation and the development of ICT tools with the aim of making the workplace more efficient, long working time continues to be a fact of life for many workers, according to the last findings on working conditions in Europe from Eurofound. To download the report go to http://bit.ly/Resume6EWCS.
Press Releases • Nov 24, 2015 12:45 GMT
The first findings from Eurofound’s 6th European Working Conditions Survey presents a diverse picture of Europe at work over time across countries, occupations, gender and age groups. It was presented for the first time today at a joint high-level event with the Luxembourg EU Presidency.
News • Nov 19, 2015 07:30 GMT
Despite the ongoing focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by policymakers and academics little is known of the underlying drivers of successful job creation in SMEs. In an effort to close this knowledge gap, Eurofound carried out comprehensive research looking at SMEs across the EU28. These are the first findings, the full report will be available early in 2016.
News • Nov 10, 2015 15:28 GMT
A Memorandum of Understanding and Seat Agreement between the Government of Ireland and Eurofound was signed today by Dara Murphy, T.D. Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection and Juan Menéndez-Valdés, Director, Eurofound.
News • Nov 06, 2015 10:00 GMT
The Developments in Working Life in Europe 2014 annual review, which is part of a series of annual reviews published by Eurofound, shows that Europe is undergoing significant changes in terms of its economy, industrial relations and working conditions. Although progress is being made in all three areas, the enduring economic crisis has made this progress both fragile and unequal.
Press Releases • Sep 23, 2015 10:00 BST
Eurofound’s new report 'Social inclusion of young people' gives an in-depth analysis of early Youth Guarantee implementation and reviews policies for social inclusion and participation in several Member States, and provides recommendations as to how to improve the levels of social inclusion of young people across the European Union.