Job Quality and Industrial Relations in the Personal and Household Services Sector Projects uri icon


  • European Research Project


  • VS/2018/0041

date/time interval

  • March 1, 2018 - June 30, 2020


  • The aim of the PHS-QUALITY project is to study, from a comparative and multidisciplinary perspective, the existing public policies and social partners' strategies towards personal and household services in ten EU countries, namely, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, Germany, France, Finland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and the UK. Personal and household services (PHS) cover a range of activities that contribute to the well-being at home of families and individuals, including child care, care for the elderly and persons with disabilities, housework services (such as cleaning, ironing and gardening), remedial classes, home repairs, etcetera.