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Document ID (ISN)78203
CIS number 02-471
ISBN(s) 92-897-0116-1
Year 2001
Convention or series no. TJ-39-01-675-EN-C
Author(s) Fagan C., Warren T.
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Title Gender, employment and working time preferences in Europe
Bibliographic information Office for official publications of the European Communities, 2895 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, 2001. 8p. Illus.
Abstract During 1998, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions carried out a major survey on Employment Options of the Future across the 15 EU Member States and Norway. It involved over 30,000 telephone interviews with people aged between 16 and 64 years. The survey examined the questions of persons wanting to work, when and why. This leaflet summarizes the main findings of the survey concerning men's and women's preferences with respect to the number of hours they work per week. Contents: adjustments to weekly working hours; children and care responsibilities; country differences; occupational and professional status; overtime, sabbaticals and part-time work; discussion of results.
Descriptors (primary) Norway; Europe; sex-linked differences; hours of work; European Communities
Descriptors (secondary) non-occupational factors; children; part-time employment; age-linked differences; survey; women; temporary employment
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union; Ireland
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Hours of work
Precarious employment