Italy -Women pushed into work -November 02, 2013

The harsh recession that followed the 2007-08 global financial crisis swept away many of the blue-collar jobs traditionally filled by men in Italy, the U.S. and other countries as well. But the trend is having a surprising side effect: Not only were women more likely to keep their jobs, but tens of thousands more are heading back into the workplace. The economic downturn is starting to push women into the workplace, even as traditionally male-dominated jobs disappear.

English: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles ...  

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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