The German work-sharing scheme : an instrument for the crisis
Explains the "Kurzarbeit" scheme whereby a reduced volume of work is spread over the same or similar number of workers by a reduction of working time. Gives the perspectives of employers and employees and its use of as a labour market policy tool in times of economic crisis. Analyses the types of establishments which have used work sharing, its cost, and the extent to which work-sharing participants have received further training.
|Date of creation:||2010|
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|Publication status:||Published in Conditions of work and employment series|
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