Luxembourg - Socioeconomic situation of frontier workers - April 30, 2018

A thematic issue of the journal ‘espace populations sociétés’ is dedicated to the socioeconomic situation of frontier workers. The main article refers to a study, carried out by the Luxembourg Central Bank (BCL) and the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER). The researchers looked at more than 2,400 households in France, Germany and Belgium with at least one member working in the Grand Duchy. In 2017, cross-border workers filled nearly 45% of jobs. The survey looks at trends in cross-border workers' investment choices, profiles, average commuting times and salaries compared with native workers. Most commuters are on permanent contracts and have been working in the country for around 10 years. In comparison, commuters are more likely to be working in retail and wholesale, or in the financial sector.

Read on: in English …   The thematic issue: in French …

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter or consult the archive with all articles in our database at www.cbnarchive.euYou may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.

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