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New programme seeks to respond to diverse social, employment and work-related challenges facing EU policymakers

New programme seeks to respond to diverse social, employment and work-related challenges facing EU policymakers

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 12:03 GMT

Eurofound has launched its new work programme for 2017 to 2020. This document sets out the activities the Agency plans to undertake in the next four years to support European decision-makers in formulating effective policies for the improvement of quality of life and work in a fair and competitive Europe during this challenging period.

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Invitation to 'Future jobs - current challenges: Cedefop 2018 Skills forecast' launch event, in Brussels on 8 June 2018

Invitation to 'Future jobs - current challenges: Cedefop 2018 Skills forecast' launch event, in Brussels on 8 June 2018

News   •   May 31, 2018 16:00 BST

Invitation to 'Future jobs - current challenges: Cedefop 2018 Skills forecast' launch event, in Brussels on 8 June 2018

Evidence-based research is fundamental to gender equality in Europe

Evidence-based research is fundamental to gender equality in Europe

News   •   Mar 06, 2018 16:00 GMT

Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March we invite you to explore the issue of gender equality in depth, to read about the different areas in which gender equality is most urgently needed. Eurofound assists in the development of better social, employment and work-related policies for all EU citizens and those that call Europe home.

Composition of NEETs in Europe

Composition of NEETs in Europe

News   •   Jan 17, 2018 15:30 GMT

​'NEET' is a broad label and includes young people in very diverse situations. This graph shows the composition of NEETs in the EU.

The scarring effect of long-term youth unemployment

The scarring effect of long-term youth unemployment

News   •   Dec 18, 2017 12:00 GMT

Young people are more affected than other age groups by long-term unemployment. While long-term youth unemployment is certainly not a new policy challenge for Europe, it now affects a wider range of young people than it ever did before.

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The human factor in innovation

The human factor in innovation

Blog posts   •   Jun 29, 2018 13:00 BST

Companies are constantly competing for the next big thing in innovation – the next-generation 3D phone, the quantum computer, the virtual doctor. They fixate on technological breakthroughs and look for new business models. But innovation also needs systems, an organisational structure and people who work together.

Germany’s minimum wage has reduced wage inequality

Germany’s minimum wage has reduced wage inequality

Blog posts   •   Jun 20, 2018 09:00 BST

Wages grew and wage inequality fell in most EU countries in 2015. Germany is not one of the countries where wages rose most, but it did have the largest reduction of wage inequality. Our analysis shows that the German minimum wage policy introduced in 2015 strongly lifted the wages of the lowest-paid employees, particularly those employees who were lower-skilled, younger or working in services.

Migrants in European labour markets are persistently disadvantaged by region of origin

Migrants in European labour markets are persistently disadvantaged by region of origin

Blog posts   •   May 22, 2018 12:00 BST

The integration of migrants from outside the EU into society is one of the key challenges that the Union must address to maintain social cohesion and equality. In this blog piece Enrique Fernández-Macías and Tania Paniagua de la Iglesia look at how well migrants and their descendants have integrated into the labour markets of EU Member States.

Long-term unemployed youth: The legacy of the crisis

Long-term unemployed youth: The legacy of the crisis

Blog posts   •   Apr 17, 2018 15:00 BST

In this blog, originally posted in Social Europe, Massimiliano Mascherini looks at the enduring issue of long-term unemployment among young people. Despite considerable improvement in the labour market participation of youth in recent years, the legacy of the crisis is still visible in the substantial increase in the cohort of long-term unemployed young people.

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Sustainable work through the life course

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Extending working lives through flexible retirement schemes

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Intergenerational solidarity

Intergenerational solidarity

29 April is EU Day of Solidarity between Generations

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Front  Cover - ERM Report 2016

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The European Restructuring Monitor (ERM) 2016 report 'Globalisation slowdown? Recent evidence of offshoring and reshoring in Europe' is ...

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  • Research Officer
  • Employment
  • Mawirtijinmia.bcBiousesolleeo@uaeuzmrotgfojnundyd.vleupprovrpada.egyuvn
  • +353-1-204 3126
Martina Bisello is a research officer in the Employment unit at Eurofound. She currently works on developing a set of indicators to... Show more

  • Research Manager
  • kfido@pxeucxroiffodounrbd.yieukhroispaiw.eadusy
Klára Fóti is a research manager in the Social Policies unit. Her current research focuses on labour market integration of refugees and... Show more

  • National Outreach Manager
  • National outreach
  • cpflr@zueuioroadfolzuntid.dneurrrofvpagx.emqumr
  • +353-1-204 3133
As the person responsible for national outreach at Eurofound I am liaising with our stakeholders across the 28 EU Member States on all... Show more