Skill mismatch concerns half of the workers
Having the right skills is essential in order to gain a firm foothold in the labour market and increase a country’s productivity. In July 2020, the European Commission launched a new strategy to give workers the right skills. In Luxembourg, the government developed a Skills Strategy as part of the coalition agreement for the 2018-2023 period. This strategy should help to create a better match between workers’ skills and the needs of the labour market.
Psychological pressures at work felt by residents slightly increase over 5 years
The idea that employment is a factor of social cohesion is widespread. However, all forms of employment do not contribute effectively to enhancing social cohesion. For the employment to play this role, the job must be of ‘quality’. The assessment of a job’s quality can be determined especially by job insecurity, working hours, psychological demands, decision-making flexibility, or social support.