5 Working Time Developments in Germany

The length of the standard workweek has been a contentious topic in Germany over the past thirty years. In the 1980s and 1990s, trade unions reached agreements to reduce normal hours, in order to raise employment. This chapter begins with an overview of the institutional context and the development...

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Main Author: Cahuc, Pierre
Crépon, Bruno
Skans, Oskar Nordstörm
Schank, Thorsten
Lomwel, Gijsbert van
Zylberberg, André
Kramarz, Francis
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford Oxford University Press 28.02.2008
published in: Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USA
Data of publication: 2008-02-28
ISBN: 9780199231027
EISBN: 9780191710834
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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