The team of the ETUI wishes you happy holidays and a prosperous 2015!
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?
The research department of the European Trade Union Institute is recruiting a researcher specialised in European industrial relations and workers’ participation.
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.
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:
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.
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’.
Course Brussels, Hotel Marivaux, 27 Jan - 29 Jan 2015
Course On line, 1 Oct - 31 Mar 2015
22 Jan 2015
ITUH, Bd du Roi Albert II, 5; 1210 Brussels, ETUI meeting room 7th floor; 12h00-14h00
3 Feb 2015
ITUH, Bd du Roi Albert II, 5; 1210 Brussels, ETUI meeting room 7th floor; 11h00-14h30
24 Feb 2015
Venue: ITUH, Bd du Roi Albert II, 5; 1210 Brussels, ETUI meeting room 7th floor; 12h30-14h00
4 Mar - 6 Mar 2015
ITUH, Bd du Roi Albert II, 5; 1210 Brussels
12 Mar 2015
ITUH, Bd du Roi Albert II, 5; 1210 Brussels, ETUI meeting room 7th floor; 12h30-14h00
21 Nov 2014
Residence Palace (room Polak), 155 Rue de la Loi, 1040 Bruxelles, 14-16h
24 Sep - 26 Sep 2014
Hotel Thon Europe, 1040 Brussels, Belgium
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