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‘Working anytime, anywhere: The effects on the world of work’ - new report highlights opportunities and challenges of expanding telework

‘Working anytime, anywhere: The effects on the world of work’ - new report highlights opportunities and challenges of expanding telework

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2017 12:10 GMT

The expanding use of digital technologies such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers for work for home and elsewhere is rapidly transforming the traditional model of work. It can improve work-life balance, reduce commuting time, and boost productivity, but it can also potentially result in longer working hours, higher work intensity and work-home interference.

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.

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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

What do Europeans do at work? A task-based analysis: European Jobs Monitor 2016

What do Europeans do at work? A task-based analysis: European Jobs Monitor 2016

News   •   Jun 20, 2016 17:59 BST

Europe has begun to emerge from the prolonged slump caused by the global financial crisis in 2008 and exacerbated by the euro zone single-currency crisis in 2010–2011. In 2014–2015, aggregate employment levels rose faster than at any time since 2008: over four million new jobs were created in the EU28. The fifth annual European Jobs Monitor report looks at employment shifts in the European Union.

New challenges could disrupt working time stability in Europe
Young, innovative and internationally-active SMEs driving job-growth in Europe

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!  Three Beautiful Words For Mr Trump
The importance of collective bargaining in establishing working time in Europe
The rise of temporary contracts in Europe

The rise of temporary contracts in Europe

Blog posts   •   Feb 19, 2016 08:00 GMT

New Article: Statutory minimum wages in the EU 2016

New Article: Statutory minimum wages in the EU 2016

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.

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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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  • European Working Conditions Survey #6EWCS
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Agnès Parent-Thirion is senior research manager in the Working Life unit at Eurofound, tasked with the planning, development and... Show more

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