EU Sources - ILO and Eurofound report ‘Working conditions in a global perspective’ - June 1, 2019

Job quality is increasingly recognised as a major policy concern. It is central to the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda and to the European Union’s Quality of Work policies. The ILO and Eurofound published a report together that offers a comparative overview of results from the most recent surveys on working conditions available across the world. In the report, that covers approximately 1.2 billion of the world’s workers, seven dimensions of job quality are covered: the physical environment, work intensity, working time quality, the social environment, skills and development, prospects, and earnings, finding both important differences and similarities between countries.

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For more information, please contact Sanne van der Gaag or Sjaak van der Velden, De Burcht (Scientific Bureau for the Dutch Trade Union Movement) sannevandergaag@deburcht.org or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Steve Coulter scoulter@etui.org. For previous full issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter or consult the archive with all articles in our database at www.cbnarchive.eu. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org.


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