ETUC clarifies "flexicurity" debate

Europe
The latest collective bargaining information bulletin from the ETUC looks at the question of flexibility and security in terms of employment protection in the Nordic countries. The bulletin points out that they do appear to offer employees less legal job protection than other European states such as Germany, France and Spain. However, job protection provisions in collective agreements play a more important role in the Nordic countries, requiring considerable advanced notice and a range of measures to help workers find new jobs. [Read more at > ETUC (EN)->http://www.etuc.org/IMG/pdf/2006_3_Protecting_the_worker_DK_En1-2.pdf]

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