Securing Job-to-Job transitions in the labour market


Securing Job-to-Job transitions in the labour market
A comparative study of employment security systems in European Countries
Irmgard Borghouts - van de Pas
Pages: 376 pages
Shipping Weight: 500 gram
Published: 04-2012
Publisher: WLP
Language: US
ISBN (softcover) : 9789058508201

Product Description
Companies change their organisation in response to crises, globalisation and increasing competition. Restructuring processes take place and part of the workforce is forced to find other employment. This book explores and explains employment security systems with a specific focus on job-to-job transitions for redundant employees in four European countries: Sweden, United Kingdom, Austria and Spain. In addition, this study addresses possible lessons the Netherlands can learn from these foreign job-to-job arrangements. This multidisciplinary book will be of special interest to members of the European Commission, policymakers and academics, as well as to students in the fields of labour market and social
security, industrial relations, labour law, labour economics and sociology.

Irmgard Borghouts - van de Pas is senior researcher at ReflecT the Research, Institute for Flexicurity, Labour Market Dynamics and Social Cohesion at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. As from 1 April 2012, she will also be attached to Ecorys Nederland as principal consultant.

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