Impact of the economic crisis on employees

Many firms have responded to the economic crisis by reducing employee numbers, introducing short-time working, and cutting pay and benefits. However, the experiences of individual employees vary considerably, depending on economic sector and type of employee. These are the findings of a recent online survey conducted by the LohnSpiegel project, a pay database managed by the Collective Bargaining Archive of the WSI institute at the Hans Böckler Foundation in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Bispinck, R., Dribbusch, H., Öz, F. (2010). Impact of the economic crisis on employees. Results of an online-survey by the ‘LohnSpiegel’ project. WSI Report 02, March 2010. Düsseldorf, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut (WSI) in der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung. (EN) (71 kB)