Research article: Strong Labour Market Inequality of Opportunities at the Workplace for Supporting a Long and Healthy Work-Life: The SeniorWorkingLife Study by Lars L. Andersen, Per H. Jensen, Annette Meng…
Forskning Nordisk forskning om sexuella trakasserier presenteras i ny rapport Sexuella trakasserier i arbetslivet är ett stort samhällsproblem i Norden. Det visade inte minst de många metoo-uppropen under hösten 2017.
Does your working day start with the ping of your mobile as someone wants a pizza delivered? Or a piano carried up to their apartment? If so, you’re one of the few people in the Nordic Region who have a platform-based job. Labour market researchers believe that the pandemic and growing unemployment could give these platforms a boost.
In a survey conducted during April and May, a number of Nordic and Baltic experts have stated that they believe the pandemic will stimulate growth in the bioeconomy. As people become aware of the vulnerability of the global economy, their interest in locally produced food, medicine, and energy increases.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on the Nordic Region’s culture sector with cancelled performances, closed museums, and cultural practitioners and artists out of work. At a digital meeting on 28 May, the Nordic ministers for culture decided to support the Nordic culture sector by providing additional funding to alleviate the impact of COVID-19.
Closed borders could lead to cross-border commuters in the Nordic region facing a highly complex tax situation. Under the current agreements between the countries, you pay income tax where you work. The Nordic Council is concerned that it is unclear what happens when you are working from home.
The Nordic energy ministers want sustainable energy sources to power the post-pandemic economy. At an online meeting on 26 May, the ministers drew up guidelines for recovery and approved a declaration on the future of the Nordic electricity market.
In times of crisis, it is the people who are already vulnerable, socially or in terms of health, who suffer most. The Nordic countries must work to prevent this by sharing our experiences from the COVID-19 crisis, says the Nordic Council Welfare Committee.