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Employee Financial Participation in Companies’ Proceeds  (2012)
This study provides an overview of the development of employee financial participation (EFP) across the EU-27 and shows its positive dynamic between 2000 and 2009 despite the recent financial crisis.

EESC opinion on the new EU Youth Opportunities Initiative  (2012)
The new 'Youth Opportunities Initiative', adopted by the Commission, calls on Member State to work on preventing early school leaving; helping youngsters develop skills relevant to the labour market; ensuring work experience and on-the-job training and helping young people find a first good job. The Commission is also urging Member States to make better use of the European Social Fund which still has €30billion of funding uncommitted to projects. In addition, the Commission has put forward a set of concrete actions to be financed directly by EU funds.

Transnational company agreements: realising the potential of social dialogue  (2012)
Transnational company agreements (TCAs) are new forms of social dialogue in multinational companies. They provide for voluntary, innovative and socially agreed solutions in companies across Europe to issues of, for example, anticipation of change and restructuring, training, mobility, health and safety at work, or equality. At global level, such agreements, often called International Framework Agreements (IFAs), focus on corporate social responsibility and respect of fundamental rights. Transnational company agreements have gained significance over the last decade since the first initiatives in 2000.

From education to working life - The labour market outcomes of vocational education and training  (2012)
Using data from the EU labour force survey 2009 ad hoc module, this report focuses on the labour market outcomes of VET. Comparing levels and orientations of education, it considers employment, occupation or sector differences, the education-to-work transition process, job quality and the effect on wages. The report underlines that initially VET results in positive labour market outcomes, which should be placed in a longer-term context, given the effect that structural changes in European Union labour markets will have on the demand for occupations in different sectors.

Working conditions in the retail sector  (2012)
This report examines trends in working conditions and employment status in the retail sector in the EU27 countries and Norway between 2001 and 2010. The considerable expansion of the sector over the past 20 years or so is associated with a transformation in its competitive structure, greater use of technology and changes in the regulatory framework. Large companies now dominate at the expense of the numerous small and micro businesses that once characterised the sector in most countries.

European Restructuring Monitor (ERM) quarterly – Issue 1, April 2012  (2012)
The first issue for 2012 includes: macroeconomic trends and prospects; job creation and job losses at a glance (1/1/-31/3/2012); sectoral distribution of job losses/job gains, and top five cases; filling the 'Nokia gap' in Jucu, Romania; restructuring support measures under the spotlight; - restructuring in the pharmaceutical sector; life and work after the offshoring of a clothing factory in the Welsh valleys.

European Restructuring Monitor (ERM) Quarterly - Issue 2, July 2012  (2012)
The second issue for 2012 includes: macroeconomic trends and prospects; job creation and job losses at a glance (1/4/-30/6/2012); sectoral distribution of job losses/job gains, and top five cases; 'Solidarity contract' saves 1,000 jobs at Safilo in Italy; Working time flexibility; Airline mergers and retrenchment; Shifts in employment structure in Europe and the USA.

Report of the Expert Group on Transnational Company Agreements  (2012)
The Commission set up an expert group on transnational company agreements whose mission was to monitor developments and exchange information on how to support the process under way. It invited the social partners, governmental experts and experts of other institutions to take part. Depending on the issue under discussion, academics and company actors were invited to present their work and experience to the members. As a result, 43 to 55 members, observers and ad-hoc experts in a personal capacity attended the six meetings of the expert group held between May 2009 and October 2011, during which the main issues arising from transnational company agreements were extensively discussed.

Payback clauses in Europe: supporting company investment in training  (2012)
Research on the operation and performance of incentives and funding instruments to support investment and participation in adult learning has become more significant since the Lisbon strategy set the target for lifelong learning. The Education and Training 2020 strategy has now set the benchmark for adult participation in learning at 15%, to be reached by 2020. This is a great challenge considering that the current European average is still below 10%.

Impact of the recession on age management policies  (2012)
Eurofound’s research on ‘Restructuring in recession and labour force participation’ explored the age management practices of companies in light of restructuring undergone during the recession. The study looked at policy in relation to the retention of older workers (aged 50+) in employment at national and establishment levels in nine European Union (EU) Member States: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.