This book deals with current issues of wages and collective bargaining in the context of the European crisis and the new system of European economic governance. It proposes a more expansive and solidaristic wage policy based on adequate minimum wages and strong multi-employer bargaining systems as an alternative to the “internal devaluation” approach that is currently pursued by European and national policy-makers. This book is an updated German translation of the English-language ETUI publication “Wage bargaining under the new European Economic Governance”.

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