Organizing transitions in response to restructuring: study on instruments and schemes of job and professional transition and re-conversion at national, sectoral or regional level in the EU


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Already before the global financial crisis the dynamics of restructuring has resulted in a growing variety of both national and European activities supplementing as well as improving 'traditional' public employment policies by more suitable instruments focusing in particular on the employability of workers and/or the effectiveness of re-conversion and re-deployment as a recent stocktaking of different instruments and tools prepared by DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities has shown. Also flexicurity as a guiding principle of European and national labour market policy...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Economics; Industry; Policy; Employment; Labour market

Keywords: Economic recession; Industrial restructuring; Employment policy; Employability; Redundancy; Employment service

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Brussels, Belgium: European Commission, 2010

Physical description: 94 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Eckhard Voss in collaboration with Alan Wild, Valeria Pulignano, Anna Kwiatkiewicz and Nicolas Farvaque

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 112.589

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