Tag: labour market

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A renewed EU approach for Jobs and Skills

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the European labour markets and led to an acceleration in digitalisation and the adoption of new technology on a larger scale. In addition to this, if the European Green Deal becomes a successful growth strategy, it will set in motion a profound industrial transformation towards a greener economy. Such a […]

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Labour market responses to the Covid-19 crisis in the United States and Europe

Labour markets have reacted very differently to the Covid-19 crisis. In the US, the impact on unemployment rates was rapid across all states. They increased sharply in March and April 2020 and recovered steadily thereafter. In Europe, by contrast, unemployment increased far less, and the adjustment was more gradual. This difference in unemployment responsiveness is […]

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How can social partners and policies boost return to work after serious illness?

With the welfare state under pressure from population ageing and chronic illnesses jeopardising the labour market inclusion of an increasing number of workers, measures that promote reintegration after sick leave are crucial. This policy brief outlines recommendations for social partners on how they can contribute to supporting the return to work of individuals who have […]

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Shaping return to work policy

Belgium faces long-lasting challenges regarding the labour market activation of vulnerable groups, which includes people with health conditions and disabled people.  As part of the “Negotiating return to work in the age of demographic change through industrial relations (REWIR)” project, this working paper explores the role played by industrial relations actors in Belgium in designing […]

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Shaping return to work policy

This working paper examines the European Union policy framework on return to work after chronic disease and the potential for EU industrial relations actors to contribute to shaping policy in this area. It is part of the “Negotiating return to work in the age of demographic change through industrial relations (REWIR)” project. The project website: https://www.celsi.sk/en/projects/detail/64/