What’s happening to Job Quality Policy: Practice & Research Directions

This full-day event presented the latest European trends in the quality of work, which included employment security, skills, autonomy, and rewards. Job quality has risen in the public policy agenda, as well as being increasingly recognised as important for business performance and employee wellbeing.

The event presented the work of the European Changing Employment Network of policy and academic researchers, unions, employers and practitioners.

Contributors to the event included (please click on the link to view presentation):

Dora Scholarios, Professor of Work Psychology, Strathclyde Business School
Steven Tobin, Senior Economist, The International Labour Organisation (ILO)
• Agnieszka Piasna, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) - [presentation not available]
Jan Drahokoupil, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)
Julia Kubisa, Tommy Isidorsson and Kristina Hakansson, University of Gothenburg
Birgit Blättel-Mink, Goethe University of Frankfurt
Kirsty Newsome, University of Sheffield, Cilla Ross, The Co-operative College and Sian Moore, University of Greenwich

Photograph from the event are available on Facebook.

Who attended

Practitioners, policymakers and researchers interested in what influences job quality and its effects on societal, organisational and employee wellbeing.

Benefits of attending

  • Find out about EU policy on employment and social policy.
  • Share good practice and discuss sustainable employer approaches to employee wellbeing and workplace health.
  • Engage with a diverse group of European researchers and practitioners working to understand and shape job quality and employee wellbeing, with the opportunity to collaborate in future initiatives.

Date and venue

Tuesday 3rd May 2016
Registration and refreshments from 10.30am
Event 11.00am-5.00pm including an opportunity for networking

Technology Innovation Centre
99 George Street
Glasgow G1 1QE

Event registration URL- http://www.engage.strath.ac.uk/event/284

You may also be interested in the event, Engaging with the workforce of the future - www.engage.strath.ac.uk/event/291/

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