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Labor Market

Labor market

The European labor market is struggling because of the economic crisis and an aging working population. How do we make sure everybody will be able to participate?



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  • The European Labour Authority discussed 13 Mar 2018News The European Labour Authority discussed
    During an event on 27 February 2018 in Brussels, organized by The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, a first study on the scope of a European Labour Authority was presented and discussed.

  • Whistleblowers often suffer from severe psychological problems 19 Feb 2018Press release Whistleblowers often suffer from severe psychological problems
    PRESS RELEASE 19 February 2018 - Whistleblowers play a very important and indispensable role in society. However the effects of blowing the whistle on whistleblowers are dramatic, according to a new empirical study of Tilburg University. About 80% report very negative effects on work and wages, and almost 50% very negative effects on family life. About 45% suffer from clinical levels of mental health problems such as anxiety and/or depressive symptoms.

  • Reflections on a European Labour Authority 23 Jan 2018News Reflections on a European Labour Authority
    The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Germany’s oldest political foundation, which has a close connection to social democracy and free trade unions, commissioned Jan Cremers (Tilburg Law School) to write a preparatory report on the future functioning, competences and structure of the European Labour Authority, a proposal launched by European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

  • Traumas do not impact job satisfaction 11 Dec 2017Press release Traumas do not impact job satisfaction
    PRESS RELEASE 11 December 2017 - Each year about a quarter of all workers will be confronted potentially traumatic events, such as crime, accidents, serious illness or death of a significant other. Part of the affected workers will develop very severe posttraumatic stress symptoms. However, in contrast to our expectations these events and symptoms do not have a negative impact on job satisfaction.

  • PhD Defence: The importance of vulnerable leadership 10 Oct 2017News PhD Defence: The importance of vulnerable leadership
    What is the importance of vulnerable leadership? Recent leadership theories emphasize the importance of vulnerability. But vulnerability always entails the risk of getting hurt. Johannes Claeys clarifies these risks in his dissertation. October 10 he defends his PhD on Leadership and Vulnerability at Tilburg University (Ruth First Room, 14.00 pm). Promotor professor Gerda van Dijk (TSH).



  • Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement
    Theme: Pensions, aging and retirement
  • Research Institute for Flexicurity, Labour Market Dynamics and Social Cohesion
    Theme: Flexicurity, labour market dynamics, and social cohesion


Most viewed Experts Labor market

Wilthagen, A.C.J.M.
Name prof. dr. A.C.J.M. (Ton) Wilthagen
Tilburg Law School
Department of Politics and Public Administration
Position Full Professor
Room M 610
Phone +31 13 466 2473
E-mail wilthagen@tilburguniversity.edu
Houwerzijl, M.S.
Name prof. dr. M.S. (Mijke) Houwerzijl
Tilburg Law School
Department of Labour Law and Social Policy
Position Full Professor
Room M 608
Phone +31 13 466 3781
E-mail m.s.houwerzijl@tilburguniversity.edu
Muffels, R.J.A.
Name prof. dr. R.J.A. (Ruud) Muffels
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Sociology
Position Full Professor
Room M 613
Phone +31 13 466 3523
E-mail ruud.j.muffels@tilburguniversity.edu
Borghouts-van de Pas, I.W.C.M.
Name dr. I.W.C.M. Borghouts-van de Pas
Tilburg Law School
Department of Labour Law and Social Policy
Position Ass professor Labour & Social Security
Room M 614
Phone +31 13 466 8066
E-mail i.borghoutsvdpas@tilburguniversity.edu

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