ERIC Number: ED365784
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Bulletin on Women and Employment in the EC, 1992-1993.
Bulletin on Women and Employment in the EC, n1-3 Oct 1992-Oct 1993
The information bulletins presented here are the first three issues of a biannual serial. They provide up-to-date information on key developments in women's employment position in the European Community (EC) plus some topical items of news and research from member states. Number 1 focuses on the feminization of the EC labor force that continued through the 1980s. It reports the following: women aged 20-59 are the core female labor supply; high activity rates are unrelated to rates of part-time working or unemployment; women are the "hidden labor supply" that can expect further integration into the labor market; and women's activity rates are still influenced by family responsibilities, but the effects vary among European countries. Number 2 discusses the industrial restructuring that continued throughout the EC in the 1980s. Findings are as follows: three-quarters of all female employment in the EC is in the service sector; most part-timers are women, but the extent of part-time employment varies across the EC; and unemployment has remained high and has started to rise again even after a period of rapid employment growth. Number 3 addresses occupational segregation of women and men. It reports new research that shows that major changes have accompanied the increase in female employment but these have not led to the disappearance of the division between men's and women's work. (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).