Europe – Eurofound publishes a report on job tenure between 2002-2012

July 23, 2015

A new report from Eurofound provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of job tenure between 2002 and 2012. This report may be accessed here: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/news/news-articles/investigating-job-tenure-in-turbulent-times-eurofound-news-july-august-2015


Belgique – Belgium public statistics of restructuting have been launched

July 23, 2015

The Belgium Service public federal Emploi, Travail et Concertation social has just published the statistics of restructuring for the first semester of 2015. These data, in French, can be consulted here: http://www.emploi.belgique.be/defaultNews.aspx?id=43451


Germany – German collective redundancies framework do not comply with European directive

July 23, 2015

  The European Court of Justice found that the German legislation did not comply with directive 98/59 of 20 July 1998 concerning collective redundancies. In fact, under German legislation, a director of the company and an intern were not included in the calculation of the number of workers, therefore, there was no collective redundancy. This […]


Europe – Eurofound launches the microdata on the European Company Survey

July 9, 2015

The dataset of the 3rd European Company Survey 2013, which is based on interviews with management and worker representatives in companies and organisations with 10 employees or more, is now accessible. For further information consult: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/surveys/about-eurofound-surveys/data-availability


Europe – Worker mobility picks up in Europe

July 9, 2015

According to the Living and Working in Europe report from Eurofound, the movement of EU workers across borders is on the rise after a sharp fall during the recession. This report can be consulted here: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/news/news-articles/infographic-worker-mobility-picks-up-in-europe


Europe – Article on the large-scale deregulation of employment protection law in the EU

July 9, 2015

Isabelle Schömann is the author of the article Labor Law Reforms in Europe: Deregulation of Dismissal Protection as Target, recently published at the Psychosociological Issues in Human Resource Management. The author critically addresses the large-scale deregulation of employment protection law in the EU member states, which basically started under the umbrella of flexicurity. More information […]


Europe – Article on uses and abuses of the European posted work framework

July 9, 2015

A Berntsen and Lillie contribution to the ETUI Policy Brief focus on the regulatory frameworks on intra-EU mobility and argues that they have provided new windows of opportunity for firms to access less restrictive and cheaper regulatory environments while employing foreign labour. This publication can be accessed here: file:///C:/Users/Raquel%20Rego/Downloads/Policy%20Brief%202015.07%20Berntsen%20Lillie.pdf