|Author (Person)||Biletta, Isabella, Mandl, Irene|
|Publisher||European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions [Eurofound]|
|Series Title||Eurofound Ad Hoc Reports|
Across Europe, new forms of employment are emerging that differ significantly from traditional employment and they often involve locations other than the usual employer’s premises, and or extensive use of information and communications technology.
This report identifies nine forms of employment that are either new or have become increasingly important in Europe since the year 2000. All of the nine forms discussed are aimed at increasing flexibility for employers and/or employees. Some may benefit employers and employees equally, but in a few cases there are concerns regarding their impact on working conditions and the labour market.
The report highlights the need for awareness of potential problems and of safety nets for workers.
|Subject Categories||Employment and Social Affairs|
|Subject Tags||Labour Market, Working Conditions|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|