Working life in Ukraine

Developed by Eurofound and the European Training Foundation, this paper describes the key characteristics of working life in Ukraine. It aims to provide relevant background information on the structures, institutions and relevant regulations regarding working life in the country. This includes indicators, data and regulatory systems on actors and institutions, collective bargaining, industrial action, individual employment relations, pay, working time, health and well-being, skills and training, and equality and non-discrimination at work.

This paper covers the main legal and institutional developments from 2018 to August 2022 and takes into account the impact of Russia’s war against Ukraine on the economy, labour market working relations and conditions, education, and skills development.