WE: Employment Situation

Module WE: Employment Situation of TILDA 2012

Label Type Description
WE001 Question Now I'm going to ask you some questions about work, retirement and pensions. Please look at card WE1. Which one of these would you say best describes [your/Rname's] current situation?IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
WE002 Question Other (specify) ____________________
WE003 Question Did [you/he/she], nevertheless, do any paid work during the last week, either as an employee or self-employed, for at the least one hour?
WE004 Question [Have/Has] [you/he/she] [ever] done any paid work?
WE007 Question When [you/he/she] [were/was] working what was the title or name of [your/his/her] job? _____________________IWER: IF HE/SHE HAD MORE THAN ONE JOB, THINK OF THE HIGHEST PAID JOB EVER HELD. VERIFY THE SPELLING OF THE JOB TITLE & ASK FOR OCCUPATIONS RATHER THAN JUST COMPANY NAMES
WE007x Question asked of interviewer IWER: CODE WITHOUT ASKING: Was the respondent a farm owner or manager?
WE008 Question Please look at this card. When [you/he/she] [were/was] working in this job, [were/was] [you/he/she] working in..
WE009 Question In what year did you cease working full-time? [Year of birth+10]...[current year] ____________________
WE005 Question Why [are/is] [you/he/she] not currently working?1. [Because] of health problems
WE006 Question Other (specify) ______________
WE101 Question [In the last two years] Apart from [your/his/her] main job, [do/does] [you/he/she] have, [have/has] [you/he/she] had any other jobs, including subsidiary work in self-employment or farming?
WE102 Question How many other jobs [do/does] [you/he/she] currently have?
WE103 Question What is the name or title of this job? __________________IWER: IF PERSON HAS MORE THAN ONE JOB, CHOOSE THE ONE WHICH IS HIGHEST PAID. VERIFY THE SPELLING OF THE JOB TITLE & ASK FOR OCCUPATION RATHER THAN JUST COMPANY NAMES.
WE103x Question asked of interviewer IWER: CODE WITHOUT ASKING:Is the respondent a farm owner or manager?
WE103A Question IWER VERIFY THE SPELLING OF THE JOB TITLE & ASK FOR OCCUPATIONS RATHER THAN JUST COMPANY NAMES (Social Class Categories)IWER: TO ALSO SELECT SOCIAL CLASS
WE149 Question Please look at card WE2A. Is this job in...
WE105 Question In which year did [you/he/she] start this job? Birth Year..[current year]
WE106 Question [Could you please tell me], is this?
WE107 Question How many hours a week [do/does] [you/he/she] usually work in this job, excluding meal breaks (but including any paid or unpaid overtime)?0.0..168.0 IWER: SHOW CARD WE3
WE108 Question Please look at card WE3. What is [your/his/her] main reason for working less than 30 hours per week?IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
WE109 Question Excluding paid vacation or paid leave, for how many weeks did [you/he/she] work in the last 12 months in this job?IWER: EXAMPLE: IF A PERSON SPENT 4 WEEKS ON HOLIDAY, THEN SUBTRACT THOSE 4 WEEKS FROM THE TOTAL OF 52 WEEKS IN THE YEAR'IWER: SHOW CARD WE4
WE111 Question Please look at card WE4. About how many people (including [yourself/Rname]) are employed at the place where [you/he/she] usually [work/works]?IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
WE112 Question Thinking about [your/his/her] typical wage/salary payment, what time period does this cover?
WE113 Question Other (specify)
WE114 Question Before any deductions, about how much is [your/his/her] typical wage/salary payment? Include regular overtime, commission, tips etc. INSERT REMINDER OF PAY PERIOD
WE115 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE116 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE117 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE118 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE119 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE120 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE121 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE122 Question What is the total net amount, i.e. after deductions at source and excluding expense refunds, [you/he/she] [receive/receives] in [your/his/her] typical wage/salary payment? Include regular overtime, commission, tips etc.IWER: Please ensure that resp uses the same pay period as in the previous question Just to clarify, could you give your answer in terms of the [weekly/fortnightly/monthly/semi annually/annually/other] pay period that you were referring to in the previous question.
WE150 Question The gross figure you have given is smaller/the same/much bigger when compared to the net figure you have given. Could you please confirm this is the case? If you are satisfied that these are correct then we can proceed to the next question
WE123 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE124 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE125 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE126 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE127 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE128 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE129 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE130 Question What was the total gross amount [you/he/she] earned in the last 12 months in this job? (Include all types of overtime, commission, bonuses, options etc.)
WE131 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE134 Question [Are/Is] [you/he/she] supplied with a company car which is available for private use?
WE135 Question Please state make, model and year of the car? _________________
WE151 Question Please look at card WE7. All things considered I am satisfied with this job. Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?
WE136 Question In [your/his/her] job, [do/does] [you/he/she] have any responsibility for supervising the work of other employees?
WE137 Question Please look at card WE5. About how many people [are/is] [you/he/she] responsible for in this job?IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
WE201 Question What is the nature of [your/his/her] business or occupation?IWER: PLEASE VERIFY THE SPELLING IF OTHER - NON FARMINGIWER: IF PERSON HAS MORE THAN ONE JOB, CHOOSE THE ONE WHICH IS HIGHEST PAID. VERIFY THE SPELLING OF THE JOB TITLE & ASK FOR OCCUPATION RATHER THAN JUST COMPANY NAMES. ASK FOR OCCUPATIONS RATHER THAN JUST THE PHRASE "SELF-EMPLOYED". WE WANT "SELF-EMPLOYED SOLICITOR", "SELF-EMPLOYED WINDOW CLEANER", ETC.; ______________
WE218x Question Is the respondent a farm owner or manager?IWER: CODE WITHOUT ASKING:
WE218a Question IWER TO ALSO SELECT SOCIAL CLASS LIST (Social Class Categories)
WE203 Question In which year did [you/he/she] start this business?
WE204 Question Please look at card WE8. How many employees, if any, [do/does/does] [you/he/she] have in this business?IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
WE205 Question What is the most recent year for which accounts have been prepared for the Revenue?IWER: IF THE RESPONDENT HAS DIFFICULTY IN RESPONDING TO THIS QUESTION PLEASE ASK HIM/HER TO CONSULT HIS/HER LATEST TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICE, ANNUAL ACCOUNTS DOCUMENT, OR TAX RETURN.
WE206 Question In relation to this business, did [you/Rname] make a profit or loss in the most recent 12 months?IWER: IF THE RESPONDENT HAS DIFFICULTY IN RESPONDING TO THIS QUESTION PLEASE ASK HIM/HER TO CONSULT HIS/HER LATEST TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICE, ANNUAL ACCOUNTS DOCUMENT, OR TAX RETURN.
WE207 Question How much was this loss?IWER: IF THE RESPONDENT HAS DIFFICULTY IN RESPONDING TO THIS QUESTION PLEASE ASK HIM/HER TO CONSULT HIS/HER LATEST TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICE, ANNUAL ACCOUNTS DOCUMENT, OR TAX RETURN.
WE208 Question Excluding the of any partner [you/he/she] might have, before tax and social insurance contributions, what was the total income or profit [you/he/she] made?IWER: IF THE RESPONDENT HAS DIFFICULTY IN RESPONDING TO THIS QUESTION PLEASE ASK HIM/HER TO CONSULT HIS/HER LATEST TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICE, ANNUAL ACCOUNTS DOCUMENT, OR TAX RETURN.
WE209 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE210 Question Did [you/he/she] make any PRSI payments on this income?
WE211 Question How much did [you/he/she] pay in PRSI?
WE212 Question [Have/Has/Has] [you/he/she] paid any income tax in relation to the self-employment figure you have given?
WE213 Question What was the amount paid?
WE214 Question Did [you/he/she] receive any other income over that period?
WE215 Question What was the value of this other income (before tax and social insurance payments)?
WE216 Question How much tax and social insurance did [you/he/she] pay on this other income?
WE217 Question Please look at card WE9. All things considered I am satisfied with this job. Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?
WE301 Question [Do/Does/Does] [you/Rname] own or [have/has/has] [you/he/she] owned a farm at any time during the last 2 years?
WE302 Question How many acres of land did [you/he/she] own in the previous year?
WE303 Question Did [you/he/she] let any of this land to anyone else in the previous 2 years?
WE304 Question [In the last two years] How many acres did [you/he/she] let?
WE305 Question How much annual rent did [you/he/she] receive for this land?
WE305U1 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE306 Question Did [you/he/she] take (rent) or farm any other land (excluding commonage) on conacre or otherwise, in the previous year?
WE307 Question How many acres did rent?
WE308 Question How much annual rent did [you/he/she] pay for this land?
WE309 Question Please look at card WE10. Please indicate what is the main enterprise or activity on [your/his/her] farm? Note: If respondent has more than one enterprise/activity please code the one that contributes the largest of all farming income.IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
WE310 Question Please look at card WE10. Please indicate which other enterprises [you/he/she] [are/is] engaged in on [your/his/her] farm?IWER: CODE ALL THAT APPLY
WE311 Question [In the last two years] [Have/Has] [you/he/she] received any of these payments? IWER: CODE ALL THAT APPLY
WE312 Question How much is [your/his/her] Net Single Farm Payment, i.e. after National Reserve and Modulation reduction?
WE313 Question How much did [you/he/she] receive in REPS/AEOS payments in the last year?
WE314 Question How much did [you/he/she] receive in non-REPS Special Area of Conservation (SAC) payment in last year?
WE315 Question Before any tax and contributions, but after paying for any materials, equipment or goods that [you/he/she] [use/uses] in [your/his/her] work, what was the approximate income from [your/his/her] farming activities in the last 12 months? Note: please exclude any rent or any payments from the Department of Agriculture, such as Single Farm Payment, REPS or REPS-SAC.
WE316 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE317 Question [Do/Does] [you/he/she] have an off-farm job?
WE318 Question How many weeks of full-time farm work (5 or more days of 8 or more hours) did [you/he/she] do in the previous year?IWER: The number of 'full-time farm work weeks' excludes holiday weeks (i.e. if the farmer is a full time farmer and takes 4 weeks holidays per year the number of weeks of full time farm work =48)
WE319 Question For how many weeks did [you/he/she] do part-time farm work during the last 12 months?
WE320 Question How many hours per week did [you/he/she] usually work?
WE321 Question Please look at card WE11. All things considered I am satisfied with this job. Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?
WE401 Question In what year did [you/he/she] become unemployed? YEAR
WE402 Question In what month did [you/he/she] become unemployed? MONTH1. January 2. February 3. March 4. April 5. May 6. June 7. July 8. August 9. September 10. October 11. November 12. December
WE403 Question Please look at card WE12. Would you tell us how [you/he/she] became unemployed? Was itIWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
WE404 Question [Have/Has] [you/he/she] been doing anything to find work during the last four weeks?
WE405 Question Please look at card WE13. What is the main reason [you/he/she] [were/was] not looking for work during the last four weeks?IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
WE406 Question Other (specify)
WE407 Question Please look at card WE14. What are all of the things [you/he/she] [have/has] done to find work during the last four weeks?IWER: CODE ALL THAT APPLY
WE408 Question Other (specify)
WE409 Question How many employers did [you/he/she] call, write to or visit in the last four weeks?
WE410 Question [Are/Is] [you/he/she] looking for part-time or full-time work?
WE411 Question What is the lowest monthly wage [you/he/she] would accept if a job was offered to [you/him/her]? AMOUNT
WE412 Question [Are/Is] [you/he/she] available for work immediately (i.e. within two weeks)?
WE501 Question In what year did [you/he/she] become sick/disabled? YEAR
WE502 Question In what month did [you/he/she] become sick/disabled? MONTH
WE503 Question Was this illness caused by the working activities in [your/his/her] last job?
WE601 Question In what year did [you/he/she] retire? YEAR
WE602 Question In what month did [you/he/she] retire? MONTH
WE603 Question Did [you/he/she] take early retirement, that is did [you/he/she] retire before the normal retirement age?
WE604 Question Please look at card WE16. What would [you/he/she] say was the main reason why [you/he/she] retired?IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLY
WE605 Question Please look at card WE17. What [were/was] [your/his/her] reasons for taking early retirement?IWER: CODE ALL THAT APPLY
WE606 Question Other (specify) _______________
WE607 Question How old [were/was] [you/he/she] when [you/he/she] received this incentive?50.. 80
WE608 Question What kind of incentive was this? SINGLE CODE
WE609 Question When [you/he/she] first retired, did [you/he/she] retire on a ...
WE610 Question I'd like to ask some details about [your/Rname's] last job. In what year did [you/he/she] stop working at this job? YEAR
WE611 Question In what month did [you/he/she] stop working at this job? MONTH
WE612 Question For how many years had [you/he/she] been working in [your/his/her] last job before [you/he/she] left?
WE613 Question What was the title or name of [your/his/her] job?
WE613x Question Was the respondent a farm owner or manager?IWER: CODE WITHOUT ASKING:
WE613a Question IWER TO ALSO SELECT SOCIAL CLASS (Social Class Categories)
WE624 Question Thinking of the last job you held before retiring In this job [were/was] [you/he/she] working in ..
WE615 Question Could you please tell me, was this
WE616 Question How many hours a week did [you/he/she] usually work in this job, excluding meal breaks or any paid or unpaid overtime?0.0..168
WE618 Question Please look at card WE19. About how many people (including [yourself/Rname) were employed at the place where [you/he/she] worked?IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
WE619 Question In this job, did [you/he/she] have any responsibility for supervising the work of other employees?
WE620 Question About how many people [were/was] [you/he/she] responsible for in this job?IWER: CODE THE ONE THAT APPLIES
WE621 Question Then READ: I am now going to ask you about [your/his/her] net wage in the last job before [you/he/she] retired. IF (HH005 = 1) THEN ADD I realize that we asked this question in the previous wave but there may have been a recording error due to us not recording if the amount was in euro or punts, so we hope you don't mind us asking the question again" THEN IW READS TO ALL: What was the total net salary/wage (i.e. after deductions at source and excluding expense refunds) [you/he/she] received in the last year [you/he/she] worked in this job?
WE622 Question Did it amount to a total of less than ____ , more than ____ , or what?
WE622x Question Was this amount in...
WE623 Question asked of interviewer IWER: HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE WITH ANSWERS IN SECTION WE?
WE007a Question asked of interviewer IWER TO ALSO SELECT SOCIAL CLASS (Social Class Categories)
We007b Question What was the acreage of the farm?
WE201a Question Would [you/he/she] describe[yourself/himself/herself] as..
We613b Question What was the acreage of the farm?
WE103B Question What was the acreage of the farm?
We103SC Coder entry SET IN BACKGROUND – NOT ASKED
WE218 Question What is the title or name of [your/his/her] job?
WE311_02 Question Agricultural Environmental Options (AEOS) Scheme / Rural Environment Protection Scheme (REPS) scheme
WE311_03 Question Special Area of Conservation (SAC) scheme
WE311_01 Question Single Farm Payment scheme
WE007SC Coder entry SET IN BACKGROUND – NOT ASKED
We613SC Coder entry SET IN BACKGROUND – NOT ASKED