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  • December 24, 2014

    British employers increasingly positive towards flexible working

    Positive attitudes towards flexible working are increasing among employers in the UK, according to a government survey.

    Positive attitudes towards flexible working are increasing among employers in the UK, according to a government survey.

  • December 23, 2014

    Self-employment in the UK: Pushed or pulled?

    The proportion of self-employed workers in the UK has rapidly increased since the Coalition government took office in 2010.

    The proportion of self-employed workers in the UK has rapidly increased since the Coalition government took office in 2010.

  • December 22, 2014

    Italian workers strike against changes to employment laws

    Two of Italy’s largest trade unions have gone on strike against the government’s proposed labor reforms.

    Two of Italy’s largest trade unions have gone on strike against the government’s proposed labor reforms.

  • December 22, 2014

    Germany to adopt boardroom gender quotas

    Germany has passed legislation requiring at least 30% of seats on the boards of public companies to be held by women.

    Germany has passed legislation requiring at least 30% of seats on the boards of public companies to be held by women.

  • December 19, 2014

    Global press for our article on sexual orientation and labor market outcomes

    Nick Drydakis’ piece on how sexual orientation affects earnings and job satisfaction received coverage from publications around the world.

    Nick Drydakis’ piece on how sexual orientation affects earnings and job satisfaction received coverage from publications around the world.

  • December 18, 2014

    Migration in the news this week (December 18, 2014)

    As we mark the UN's International Migrants Day today, we look at the top migration stories that made the news this week.

    As we mark the UN's International Migrants Day today, we look at the top migration stories that made the news this week.

  • December 17, 2014

    Japanese economy remains male-dominated

    Despite Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s efforts, Japan’s legislative bodies and workforce remain unequally composed between men and women.

    Despite Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s efforts, Japan’s legislative bodies and workforce remain unequally composed between men and women.

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