Labour market

How are young Europeans housed? 

Monday 25 February 2019 | Marie Deshayes
| VoxEurop

Unsanitory housing, risks of poverty or social exclusion – young Europeans are more exposed to them than their elders, though the degree varies between countries.


The EU might well achieve its employment rate target for 2020 

Monday 04 March 2019 | Kashyap Raibagi
| VoxEurop

The European Union has achieved 72.2 percent employment rate as a part of the Europe 2020 strategy, which targets 75 percent employment for the EU.


Camille Peugny on the polarisation of employment

Monday 18 February 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

A trend towards polarisation of employment is clearly visible on the Old Continent. 


Global Wage Report

Sunday 17 February 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The International Labour Organization brings together governments, employers and workers of 187 member States. 


Czech Republic leads Europe when it comes to job offers

Wednesday 24 January 2018 | VoxEurop

The Central European country’s jobs vacancy rate is nearly the double than the EU average


The polarisation of jobs is a question of policy 

Monday 11 February 2019 | Xavier Molénat
| Alternatives Economiques

The evolution of the social structure in 15 European countries reveals the key role that public policies play in deepening the divide between high- and low-skilled jobs, according to sociologist Camille Peugny.


The unemployment rate among women is declining more in Belgium than in the EU

Friday 01 February 2019 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate among women was 4.8 percent in Belgium in December, compared to 5.9 percent in June.


The unemployment rate is declining more in Finland than in the EU

Friday 01 February 2019 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 6.8 percent in Finland in December, compared to 7.5 percent in June.


The unemployment rate is declining more in Spain than in the EU

Friday 01 February 2019 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 14.3 percent in Spain in December, compared to 16.5 percent in December 2017.


The unemployment rate is steady in France – while declining in the EU

Friday 01 February 2019 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 9.1 percent in France in December 2018, compared to 9.1 percent in December 2017. In the same period, the unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.2 percent to 6.6 percent.