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Part-time work

Part-time work

Type of text : Study
Type of referral : Own initiative
Working group : Section for labour and employment

Rapporteur(s) :

Françoise MILEWSKI
Date adopted : 12/11/2013 | Period : 2010-2015

The portion of total employment occupied by part-time jobs rose sharply. The increase accelerated in the 1980s and especially in the 1990s due to public policy incentives. After the abandonment of these measures in the early 2000s, growth continued at a less sustained but steady pace until today.