'Flexicurity' knocks

Brockett, James
April 2007
People Management;4/19/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p16
The article focuses on the European Commission (EC) green paper "Modernising Labour Law to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century," which calls for flexicurity for both employers and unions. Flexicurity means a blended approach to job flexibility and security. The paper recommends a two-pronged approach where more regulated parts of Europe could be encouraged towards more flexible practices and the growing band of temporary agency workers could be made more secure. Some of the responses to the green paper are presented.


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