Type Government
Year founded 1975
Headquarters Dublin Ireland Ireland
Budget USD >100M
Functions Advocacy, Education and training, Research
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags employment social policy
Summary The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) is a tripartite European Union Agency, whose role is to provide knowledge to assist in the development of better social, employment and work-related policies. Eurofound provides information, advice and expertise on working conditions and sustainable work, industrial relations, labor market change and quality and life and public services, to support the EU Institutions and bodies, Member States and Social Partners in shaping and implementing social and employment policies, as well as promoting social dialogue on the basis of comparative information, research and analysis.

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Eurofound · 20 December 2021

Upward convergence lies at the heart of the EU project. Member States and their citizens sign up to be part of the Union, as they expect their membership will lead …

Eurofound · 15 December 2021

Technological change is accelerating as the capacity of electronic devices to digitally store, process and communicate information expands. Digitalisation is transforming the EU economy and labour markets: nearly one-third of …

Eurofound · 14 December 2021

One of the most striking developments of the last half-century has been the huge rise in the labour market participation of women. Two out of every three net new jobs …

Eurofound · 14 December 2021

Despite the increasing participation of women in the labour market and a higher share of women than men being hired into well-paid jobs in recent years, a gender pay gap …

Eurofound · 10 December 2021

Digital transformation is changing the world of work. This report looks at how social partners – the actors involved in the regulation of employment relationships – are increasingly adopting technological …

Eurofound · 9 December 2021

This report aims to support European businesses in navigating the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus is on workplace practices and features that have helped establishments across the EU …

Eurofound · 9 December 2021

This report analyses and compares the industrial relations landscape in several sectors and activities that form a public service cluster across the 27 EU Member States and the UK – …

Eurofound · 8 December 2021

s+ s+ s+ New technologies have a profound impact on the world of work. Among these, artificial intelligence (AI) presents challenges related not only to the automation of tasks but …

Eurofound · 3 December 2021

s+ The key word across Europe in response to the 2008 economic crisis was ‘austerity’, and its damaging legacy was borne mostly by young people. The key words in policy …

Eurofound · 2 December 2021

The rapid rise of the platform economy has led to a marked transformation of European labour markets, and existing regulatory frameworks and voluntary initiatives have yet to catch up. While …

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