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Social Europe articles on employment and labour
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The welfare state in Europe must become a social-investment state if the broken European social contract is to be renewed.
As the workforce is feminised and women come to predominate among union members, the next step is assuming leadership roles in the trade-union movement.
The United States should learn from the better performance of European companies which have worker representation on boards.
Raising wage floors is one way to reduce inequality and stimulate recovery in Europe. A big uplift in the Spanish minimum wage this year provides a test bed.
The #MeToo movement raised global awareness about the experience of harassment at work—now we have a potentially far-reaching ILO convention to combat the phenomenon.
Paul Mason continues his sketch of a postcapitalist world by drawing out its implications for something in increasingly short supply—time.
The centenary of the Treaty of Versailles should remind us how closely it connected the fragile promise of peace to the quest for social justice.
A decade after the onset of the global crisis, youth unemployment remains high in many industrialised countries. But it’s not an act of nature.
The gender pay gap in the EU remains stubbornly wide. Unpacking it highlights its wide social ramifications.
Greater dependency ratios may imply pensions reform—but not that it be unfair.
Despite the economic recovery of recent years, persistent social imbalances—such as those affecting women and young people—must be taken into account in the debate on Europe’s future.