What's Happening to Job Quality? Policy, Practice and Research Directions

Tuesday, 3rd May 2016, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Registration from 10:30 am

This full-day event will present the latest European trends in the quality of work, which includes 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 showcases the work of the European Changing Employment Network of policy and academic researchers, unions, employers and practitioners.

Contributors to the event include: the International Labour Organisation (ILO), European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), University of Gothenburg, Goethe University of Frankfurt, University of Sheffield, PCG-Project Consult GmbH (Germany) and UNISON.

Delegates may also be interested in the event 'Engaging the Workforce of the Future: The Role of Service Industries in the SMART City', which takes place on Wednesday 4th May 2016, in The Strathclyde Business School.

This event precedes the Opening Night of the Images of Research Exhibition which takes place in the same venue.  You are welcome to attend this event as well, please select the additional option when you register.

Registration and refreshments will be available from 10.30am.

Who should attend?

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. 


Claire Scott
phone +44 (0)141 548 3113
Marie Curie ITN Changing Employment Programme Administrator
Prof Dora Scholarios
phone +44 (0)141 548 3135
Professor of Work Psychology, Strathclyde Business School

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