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Flexibilisation and part-time work in Europe

Irene Bruegel

Flexibilisation and part-time work in Europe

by Irene Bruegel

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Published by Cranfield School of Management in Cranfield .
Written in English


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Statement[by] Irene Bruegel and Ariane Hegewisch.
SeriesCranfield School of Management working papers -- 19/92
ContributionsHegewisch, Ariane., Cranfield School of Management.
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Open LibraryOL22194283M

  Most commonly known as a “mini-job” in most parts of Europe, it’s a great way to get started. The downside is that like in the United States, many of these opportunities don’t pay. As far as being granted a work permit: unless your skills are something they can’t get anywhere else, it’s unlikely you’ll be sponsored. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The UK offers increasing flexibility in the workplace. Employers are becoming more aware of the benefits of flexibility, and government is legislating in this area. Yet there are huge international differences in the level of flexibility offered to employees and the legislation mandating it. Heather Greig-Smith considers two different approaches to flexible working and their resulting cultures. Search Jobs Search Internships Publisher Profiles Publishing Programs Publishing Organizations Major/Department guide Commonly Used Terms Publishing Events is sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, the leading trade association for the U.S. book and journal publishing industry.

Flexibilisation of the Work Process? ABSTRACT Survey data referring to characteristics of work that is going through flexibilisation process are analyzed in the paper. These are part-time jobs, temporary and occasional jobs. Polarization of labor force as a consequence of education (“self-.   Abstract. The aim of this article is to analyse the legal regulation of the managerial prerogative (especially the employer’s right to direct and allocate work) and how it relates to the employee’s obligation to work in Swedish, English and German law in the light of the increasing flexibilisation of working by: 4.


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Flexibilisation and part-time work in Europe by Irene Bruegel Download PDF EPUB FB2

See part time contracts as a substitute to other means of achieving greater flexibilisation, and as in Italy, other types of flexibilisation may restrain the development of part time employment (de1 Boca ).

Despite the specific form of flexibility offered by part time work, this remains an open question. SWP 19/92 F'LEXIBILISATION AND PART-TIME WORK IN EUROPE. flexibilisation, and as in Italy, other types of flexibilisation may restrain the.

development of part time employment Author: Ariane Hegewisch. Part-Time Work in Europe: Gender, Jobs and Opportunities [Martina Klein] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Part-Time Work in Europe: Gender, Jobs and Opportunities: Martina Klein: : BooksAuthor: Martina Klein.

Eurofound’s work programme for – set out to document and capture these changes in the world of work. This flagship publication provides an overview of developments in Europe in the wake of the global financial crisis, as well as mapping the ongoing challenges and policy approaches taken at EU and national levels to find the right balance between flexibility and security in the labour market.

Part-time work is a persistent trend on Europe’s labour markets and reflects the development of deregulation and flexibilisation. Part-time work is mostly grouped under atypical work and therefore automatically connected with precarious working and living conditions: low wages, a low level of social security and a high rate of involuntary work [ 43 ].Cited by: 3.

Trade unions, precarious work and dualisation in Europe Maarten Keune 1. INTRODUCTION1 Non-­standard employment, including fixed-­term contracts, temporary agency work, (dependent) self-­employment and (marginal) part-­time contracts, has bee Cited by: part time and temporary work along with wage restraint and in Sweden, flexibilisation was introduced within the policies of solidarity and full labour force participation for both men and women.

Flexible Working in Europe Chris Brewster Lesley Mayne Olga Tregaskis This research paper analyzes and reports upon the current practice of flexible working amongst organi- zations in Europe: focussing on current developments in the use, by employing organizations, of part- time workers and a range of contractual variations (temporary work; fixed-term contracts etc).Cited by: Flexibilisation, Employability, Precarity, Precariat, Polanyi, Commodification, Youth unemployment is once again at the heart of the political agenda of a majority of Western governments, in particular within the European Union (EU).

In school and vocational training this has lead to trends of modularisation, a focus on transversal skills, a shift from curriculum to competence – or from education to learning. In GOETE flexibilisation of work is relevant with regard to societal negotiation about skill needs and the relevance of education.

This report provides an overview on flexible working time arrangements and gender equality in the 27 EU Member States and the three EEA–EFTA countries. The focus is on internal quantitative flexibility. On the one hand, this refers to flexibility in the length of working time, such as part-time work, overtime work.

Moreover, flexibilisation contributes to modernisation of the Turkish labour market, as it has to increase the participation of women in work and it has to reduce the huge informal labour market.

The studies and proposals underlying this book were initiated within the framework of the Matra Pre-accession Projects Programme of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Other than in most European countries, part-time workers are not considered as flexible workers. They have the same rights and duties (including protection against dismissal, pensions, etc.) as full-time workers.

This made part-time work extremely popular. In the s and s, the Netherlands became the European champion of part-time work. Short-Term, Student, and Seasonal Work in Europe. Unless you have highly desirable job skills that cannot be performed by a local, or have a convincing business start-up plan, significant amounts of investment funds, your only other options are seasonal jobs or working under the table.

More recently, part-time work has been suggested as a method of reducing mass unemployment across Europe and increasing the overall employment rate (CEC ; Delsen ). However, the evidence suggests that part-time employment serves mainly to increase the overall size of the labour force rather than reduce measured unemployment (Rubery et Cited by: This book brings to you some of the best contributions published on Social Europe over the second half of in easily accessible ebook and paperback formats.

The collection is newly edited with a thematic focus on the rise of populism and also includes in text-form previously unpublished material from Social Europe Podcast. This ‘low penetration’ of part-time in Portugal is, according to the Plan, related to the ‘low levels of remuneration, making it not very attractive or compensatory, even in situations of higher difficulty to find full-time jobs or, by some specific reason (for instance, work-life balance), some groups would prefer to work.

Bruegel, I. and Hegewisch, A., ‘Flexibilisation and part time labour in Europe’, in R. Crompton and P. Brown (eds), The New Europe. Economic Restructuring and Social Exclusion. London: UCL Press, Google ScholarCited by: 4.

flexible working hours, overtime, part-time work, work at unusual hours, such as shift or night work and weekend work, childcare leave or other forms of long-term leave, and phased or early retirement.

This report addresses the issue of working time flexibility in European companies, which is a key issue in the current labour market policy debate. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Over time, flexible working hours, and part-time work are all examples of temporal flexibility. In Switzerland, as more and more women join the workforce, the proportion of part-time employees has risen to such levels that Switzerland now ranks second in Europe (behind the Netherlands) as the country with the highest percentage of part-time.part-time employment, the normalization of long-hours jobs, and fewer employees work-ing a "standard" workweek (defined as the mode of usual weekly hours).

Outside the scope of this study are other flexible work time policies such as compressed workweeks, flexitime policies, or shift work and other nonsocial hours. This is followed by an empiri.Theoretically, our analysis is anchored in the framework of work and employment sociology, drawing upon Kalleberg’ work (; ) on the flexibilisation and polarization of employment relationships on the one hand, and on the literature on state transformation and changing modes of regulation of professions (Bezes et al ) on the other.