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Save the date: EU Agencies Forum in the European Parliament on 6 – 7 December 2016

Save the date: EU Agencies Forum in the European Parliament on 6 – 7 December 2016

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2016 12:30 GMT

Come see how EU Agencies work and what they deliver to the EU at the EU Agencies Forum in the European Parliament on 6 – 7 December 2016

New survey shines spotlight on increasingly complex world of work

New survey shines spotlight on increasingly complex world of work

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2016 08:10 GMT

The overview report of the pan-European sixth European Working Conditions Survey #6EWCS is launched today 17 November 2016

Understanding workplace innovation key to making better use of human talents and skills

Understanding workplace innovation key to making better use of human talents and skills

Press Releases   •   Sep 09, 2015 09:30 BST

Eurofound’s new report on ‘Workplace innovation in European companies’ provides an understanding of why and how WPI is implemented in companies and organisations. The report will be presented to European social policy-makers and practitioners in Leuven, Belgium today.

Celebrating 40 years of contributing to Social Europe

Celebrating 40 years of contributing to Social Europe

Press Releases   •   May 26, 2015 10:45 BST

This year marks 40 years for the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound), the Dublin-based EU Agency charged with providing knowledge in the area of social and work-related policies.

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Two new studies highlight the significant contribution of EU Agencies to citizens and administrations

Two new studies highlight the significant contribution of EU Agencies to citizens and administrations

News   •   Dec 06, 2016 15:06 GMT

Two new studies presented today during the EU Agencies Forum at the European Parliament highlight the vast contribution of the 45 EU Agencies and Joint Undertakings to the economic and political development of the European Union

New challenges could disrupt working time stability in Europe
Young, innovative and internationally-active SMEs driving job-growth in Europe
Eurofound puts spotlight on drivers of job creation in SMEs

Eurofound puts spotlight on drivers of job creation in SMEs

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.

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Europe’s most perfect economy? What the European Working Conditions Survey Tells Us About Germany

Europe’s most perfect economy? What the European Working Conditions Survey Tells Us About Germany

Blog posts   •   Feb 02, 2017 12:04 GMT

Dr Erika Mezger, Eurofound's Deputy Director, outlines that European Working Conditions Survey EWCS says about working conditions among German workers and how they compare to those of the rest of Europe.

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Eurofound's Headline Publications for 2016

Eurofound's Headline Publications for 2016

Blog posts   •   Mar 31, 2016 15:54 BST

The importance of collective bargaining in establishing working time in Europe

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Launch event first finding European Company Survey 26 November 2013

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From left to right: Mr Philippe de Buck, Member of the EESC; Ms Greet Vermeylen, research manager Eurofound; Ms Claudia Menne, Confederal...

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First Findings of the European Company Survey (ECS)

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In the midst of Europe’s greatest recession, 40% of all EU companies have difficulties finding workers with the right skills. For innovat...

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First Findings of the European Company Survey (ECS)

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The European Company Survey (ECS) maps what is happening in companies across the European Union. The fieldwork for the third ECS was carr...

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  • Senior Programme Manager
  • European Working Conditions Survey #6EWCS
  • apt@eurofound.europa.eu
  • +353-1-204 3179
  • +353-87-6233141
Agnès Parent-Thirion is senior research manager in the Working Life unit at Eurofound,... Show more

I am the Promotions Officer at Eurofound, the Dublin-based EU agency providing comparative socio-economic... Show more

  • Research Officer
  • Research on wages, aspects of job quality and labour market transitions
  • cvixa@euwdrofoqaunipd.eusdmjropa.egkknu
  • +353-1-2043212
Carlos Vacas Soriano is a research officer in the Employment unit at Eurofound. He works on topics related... Show more

  • Research Manager
  • Job quality, occupational change and the division of labor.
  • efmbe@dveuedromzokcmsvfounmnd.eudtseroyluspaeq.ejpu
  • +353-1-2043231
Enrique Fernández-Macías is a research manager in the Employment unit at Eurofound. He has a PhD... Show more