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Bargaining issues in Europe

Maarten van Klaveren and Kea Tijdens Comparing countries and industries

Publication date : 2008

Number of pages : 263

Edited by :

Maarten van Klaveren and Kea Tijdens

What drives low pay in Europe? Who and what sectors are affected? Which workers work very long or very short hours and miss out on training opportunities?

In this study, produced by the University of Amsterdam/AIAS, these are some of the questions posed for thirteen industries in nine EU member states. The study ranks the industries according to problems on working time, pay, training, bargaining coverage, and stress and discusses how these problems affect different groups of workers including men and women, younger and older workers and workers with higher and lower levels of education.

ETUI, Brussels, ISBN 978-2-87452-096-9

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