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Europe sees slow growth in face of economic and social challenges

Europe sees slow growth in face of economic and social challenges

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2016 08:00 BST

Eurofound has published its yearbook for 2015. The report shows that employment in Europe is on a slow growth trajectory after a long period of job loss and economic stagnation, but quality of life has slipped for many Europeans, and poverty is a threat for millions. Download the report: http://bit.ly/LWE2015

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Eurofound launches the sixth edition of its survey assessing working conditions across Europe

Eurofound launches the sixth edition of its survey assessing working conditions across Europe

Press Releases   •   Jan 29, 2015 11:00 GMT

Eurofound launches the fieldwork for the 6th European Working Conditions Survey (6th EWCS). With over 43,000 interviews with workers in 35 countries, the survey offers a comparative snapshot of the state of working conditions and its changing trends in Europe. The first findings of the 6th EWCS will be presented at the end of 2015.

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Closing the gender employment gap – an economic and social objective for Europe

Closing the gender employment gap – an economic and social objective for Europe

Blog posts   •   Nov 04, 2016 11:00 GMT

In the following blog piece, Eurofound researchers Massimiliano Mascherini and Martina Bisello look in-depth at The Gender Employment Gap: Challenges and solutions report, and the collective responsibility to ensure that everyone in Europe has the freedom to participate in the labour market.

The gender employment gap – an issue that affects us all

The gender employment gap – an issue that affects us all

Blog posts   •   Oct 20, 2016 13:00 BST

In the following blog piece Eurofound Director Juan Menéndez-Valdés looks at the issue of the gender employment gap in Europe, and how the difference in labour market participation between women and men has far-reaching implications.

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Fewer routine jobs but more routine work

Fewer routine jobs but more routine work

Blog posts   •   Sep 28, 2016 08:00 BST