Flexibility of working time in the retail trading sector in Western Europe.

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European Trade Union Institute , Bruxelles
Hours of labor, Flexible -- Europe, Retail trade -- Europe -- Empl


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ContributionsEuropean Trade Union Institute.
LC ClassificationsHD5109.2.E85 F58 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination85 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL1153106M
LC Control Number94128245

Description Flexibility of working time in the retail trading sector in Western Europe. FB2

In the retail sector employed a total of million people in the EU (% of the total EU workforce). However, the sector has been hit by significant job losses and the imposition of short work-ing time arrangements, as a direct result of the economic recession.

The trend towards part-time work and flexibility in working time has. A flexible work schedule is an alternative to the traditional 9 to 5, hour work week. It allows employees to vary their arrival and/or departure times.

Under some policies, employees must work a prescribed number of hours a pay period and be present during a daily "core time." The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not address flexible work schedules.

Both part-time and full-time workers in the retail sector in the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Portugal and Romania worked longer hours than in the overall economy.

The working time of part-timers declined considerably (by hours per week on average) as in the overall economy, while full-timers’ hours worked remained stable. working-time accounts.

Both retail companies what is known about key trends and developments in working time across Europe. The European Region analysed in. Working Time in the European Union Working time in the countries of the Eu ropean Union (E.U.) is highly regulated by both law and collective bargaining.

In most Western European nations, there are long-established limits to daily and weekly hours of work, and the E.U. Working Time Di rective of generalized these. Inthe regula.

Since when Sweden abolished the law on retail opening hours (affärstidslagen), shop opening hours have been deregulated in Sweden. However, Swedish legislation still restricts night work between and and employers and trade unions can come to collective agreements giving flexibility.

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advertisement. This section presents data for the industry on the number of workplace fatalities and the rates of workplace injuries and illnesses per full-time workers in retail trade. An injury or illness is considered to be work-related if an event or exposure in the work environment either caused or contributed to the resulting condition or.

Labour market flexibility.

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Labour market flexibility refers to the willingness and ability of labour to respond to changes in market conditions, including changes in the demand for labour and the wage market flexibility is an important aspect of how labour markets function to adjust supply to demand. Labour market flexibility is central to the supply-side of the macro-economy, and.

In spite of talk of a “long hours culture”, the UK already has a flexible pattern of working time that is the envy of most of our continental cousins – and employers have been leading the way.

This report intends therefore to provide for the fi rst time • A comparative analysis of Europe’s present situation with regard to its main competitors (especially Japan and the USA) in key energy technology areas • An overview of possible developments in science and technology, industry, regulation.

 The EU Commission has last week taken the first step towards a comprehensive review of the Working Time Directive (WTD). This is despite last year's failure to agree changes to the treatment of on-call time or amendments to the 48 hour opt-out.

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This applies, for example, to agreements in the chemical industry in and (full flexibility of the lump-sum payment that, in the past, regularly amounted to approximately %% of a monthly wage, DEI), in the metalworking industry in (range: €regular level: €DEI) and (postponement of the.

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It includes analysis of 39 semi-structured interviews, participant observation of shop floor work and non-participant observation of. Employing people. A to Z. Contracts of employment and working hours.

Includes types of worker, employee rights, overtime and changes to contracts. The length of working time in Poland is shortening. noted the Polish Economic Institute (PIE).

Back inthe average working week in Poland was almost 42 hours, in the next eighteen years it shortened to about hours. PIE analysts also pointed to changes in work forms. All employees may request flexible working arrangements consistent with the relevant provisions of this Agreement and the Fair Work Act.

All employees may request access to part-time working arrangements. For further information on Flexible Working Arrangements, refer to the Safe Work Australia Working Arrangements Policy. The changes across Western Europe do not, however, neatly conform to expectations derived from previous research.

Following the ‘varieties of capitalism’ and ‘employment regimes’ in ‘coordinated market economies’, employer-driven flexible scheduling is constrained by institutions such as works councils and trade unions. Sunday shopping by continent Europe European Union. EU law allows each Member State to set its own policy concerning work on Sundays.

Working time in EU member states is addressed in the Working Time Directive: only a weekly rest after six days of work is European Court of Justice in its case law on the subject, built from the s, has not confirmed that Sunday should forcibly.

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In the present time, there has been a growing curiosity in the work-life interface in the human resource management literature regarding the source and the effect of the dispute between two.

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The ordinary hours can be different for full-time, part-time and casual employees. Spread of hours. The time of the day ordinary hours are worked is called the spread of hours (eg.

between 7am - 7pm). Time worked outside the spread of ordinary hours can attract overtime rates. Part-time work in the European Union: The Gender Dimension - Luxembourg: Office for the Official Publications of the European Communities.

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Estimations of time poverty emphasizing the working generation have been conducted actively in Western countries in recent years. Even in Japan, several studies have been conducted.Cranfield () Working time and contract flexibility in the EU, Cranfield, Herts: Cranfield Network of European Human Resource Management.

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