Season's greetings and happy New Year

19 December 2014

The team of the ETUI wishes you happy holidays and a prosperous 2015!


Chinese investment in the EU: heads they win ...

16 December 2014

While recent years have seen investors fleeing a Europe mired in crisis, Chinese inward investment has increased dramatically. Should workers in now-Chinese-owned firms fear worsening employment and working conditions? Are “European-style” worker representation and collective bargaining under threat?


Vacancy for a researcher on EWCs, SE-Works Councils and transnational information and consultation

11 December 2014

The research department of the European Trade Union Institute is recruiting a researcher specialised in European industrial relations and workers’ participation.


Europe’s green energy transition: jobs miracle or jobs destroyer?

4 December 2014

What will the green energy transition, and more broadly the socio-ecological transition, mean for jobs in the future? Such was the leading question debated by one of the panels at the final NEUJOBS conference.


Collective Bargaining November 2014

2 December 2014

Find below the highlights of the November issue of the Collective Bargaining newsletter with the most important developments at European and member state level over the past month:


Greece: signs of recovery but extra action needed to tackle unemployment

1 December 2014

The International Labour Organization (ILO) released, in late November, a report entitled ‘Productive jobs for Greece’. In spite of recent signs of economic recovery in the country, the tripartite organization recommends that further initiatives be taken to reduce unemployment, in particular among youth.


President Juncker’s European Investment Plan: has Christmas really come early?

28 November 2014

While the new €315 billion investment plan proposed by the Juncker Commission has been welcomed by the European Parliament, several think-tanks and economists have expressed doubts about the feasibility of this plan to ‘kick-start growth’.


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Presentation Jean-Pascal van Ypersele (Vice President IPCC) on the latest climate report


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The European Trade Union Institute is the independent research and training centre of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) which itself affiliates European trade unions into a single European umbrella organisation. The ETUI places its expertise – acquired in particular in the context of its links with universities, academic and expert networks – in the service of workers’ interests at European level and of the strengthening of the social dimension of the European Union. Read more