News • Jun 27, 2017 09:00 BST
Employment in the EU has returned to the same level as before the global financial crisis: the recovery that began in 2013 has resulted in the net creation of eight million new jobs, with most of this new employment being created in services, as well as a significant increase in the manufacturing sector.
Blog posts • Jun 23, 2017 12:53 BST
In the follow blog piece, originally posted on Social Europe, Carlos Vacas-Soriano and Enrique Fernández-Macías look at evolution of household disposable real income levels over the period 2004-2013, and the broader phenomenon on Europe's shrinking middle class.
Blog posts • Jun 20, 2017 07:00 BST
On the occasion of Word Refugee Day, Eurofound Research Manager Kára Fóti looks at the difficulties that refugees and asylum-seekers face in finding work and opportunities in Europe.
News • Jun 09, 2017 10:45 BST
Eurofound organises the third Regional Industrial Policy Seminar 3: Internationalisation policies for a future oriented regional manufacturing sector in Shannon, Ireland, on 12-13 June 2017
News • May 30, 2017 09:30 BST
2016 was a landmark year for Europe, both politically and economically. Eurofound's 2016 yearbook shows the latest developments in the work and lives of Europeans, describing trends and transitions in the areas of employment and jobs, workplace practices, working life and quality of life.
News • May 16, 2017 09:03 BST
17 May is International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia #IDAHOT, aimed at raising awareness of LGBT rights violations and stimulating interest in LGBT rights work worldwide.
News • May 15, 2017 14:49 BST
On the occasion of International Day of Families we invite you to download or order our publication Families in the economic crisis: Changes in policy measures in the EU.
News • May 11, 2017 09:30 BST
International Day of Families on 15 May is a day that focuses on the role of families and family-oriented policies in promoting education and overall well-being of their members. Eurofound presents an overview of its research and policy pointers in family-oriented policies contributing to better living conditions and well-being in Europe
News • May 05, 2017 15:47 BST
Europe Day 2017: Eurofound staff explains what Europe means to them to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome #EU60
News • May 03, 2017 10:00 BST
The background note for the joint Eurofound and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) high-level conference on social mobility and equal opportunities in Paris, France on Thursday, 4 May 2017, is published.
News • Apr 29, 2017 07:00 BST
Today is EU Day of Solidarity between Generations, an occasion to focus on actions needed to make Europe more age-friendly and better adapted to our ageing population. One of our publications focusing on this issue, Sustainable work throughout the life course: National policies and strategies, is now available to order via the EU Bookshop.
Blog posts • Apr 26, 2017 13:12 BST
In this blog piece, originally posted on Social Europe, Eurofound Research Manager Anna Ludwinek looks at new research that shows that younger Europeans are likely to have fewer opportunities for upward social mobility than preceding generations.
News • Apr 25, 2017 12:00 BST
29 April is EU Day of Solidarity between Generations. The objective of this annual celebration is to make the European Union more age-friendly and better adapted to our ageing population, as well as have intergenerational solidarity high on the EU agenda.
News • Apr 19, 2017 15:14 BST
Younger Europeans are likely to have fewer opportunities for upward social mobility than preceding generations. Social mobility in Europe seems to have stagnated - at least in some countries - with opportunities for upward social mobility only increasing in a minority of EU countries for all age groups; in some Member States there is even evidence of decline in social mobility
News • Apr 11, 2017 15:01 BST
The European Commission has launched a public consultation in the context of the evaluation of the four EU agencies under the remit of DG Employment: Eurofound; the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop); the European Training Foundation (ETF); and the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).