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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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  • EYES project started: Empowering Youth through Entrepreneurial Skills 02 Jul 2018News EYES project started: Empowering Youth through Entrepreneurial Skills
    Thanks to its Impact Program, Tilburg University has become a partner in a new European project to develop coaching for young people who do not have a job and are not in any form of education or training. The project is called EYES: Empowering Youth through Entrepreneurial Skills. The City of Tilburg is participating as well.

  • How to tackle labour exploitation in caretaking? 14 Jun 2018News How to tackle labour exploitation in caretaking?
    The editors of the Dutch journal De Groene Amsterdammer investigated abuses in healthcare. Bulgarian companies provide residential home care for the elderly in the Netherlands and Belgium. Despite serious defects in the business operations and structural underpayment of the - often unqualified - employees, they still get away with it because there is hardly any control.

  • 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.



  • 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
Zekic, N.
Name mr.dr. N. Zekic
Tilburg Law School
Department of Labour Law and Social Policy
Position Assistant Professor
Room M 619
Phone +31 13 466 3142
E-mail n.zekic@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
Muffels, R.J.A.
Name prof. dr. R.J.A. (Ruud) Muffels
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Tranzo, Scientific center for care and welfare
Position Full Professor
Room M 613
Phone +31 13 466 3523
E-mail ruud.j.muffels@tilburguniversity.edu

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