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Document ID (ISN)78205
CIS number 02-475
ISBN(s) 92-897-0108-0
Year 2001
Convention or series no. TJ-39-01-360-EN-C
Author(s) Lilja R., Hämäläinen U.
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Title Working time preferences at different phases of life
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 age-related preferences with respect to weekly hours of work. Contents: employment patterns at different phases of life; young people and employment; transition from school to employment; factors affecting young people's employment prospects; combining family and work; satisfaction with working hours; working time regulations; reaping the benefits of work; choices of older women; preparing for life after work; gradual retirement; discussion of results.
Descriptors (primary) Norway; Europe; age-linked differences; hours of work; European Communities
Descriptors (secondary) older workers; women; young persons; social aspects; unemployment; terms of employment; retired workers
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union; Ireland
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Hours of work
Older workers