Transfer stimulates dialogue between the European trade union movement and the academic and research community. It contributes research findings on issues of strategic relevance for trade unions, in particular with regard to developments at the European level. Transfer publishes original peer-reviewed research on issues such as new developments in industrial relations, social policy, and labour market developments.

Volume 23 Issue 1, February 2017

The Editorial board of Transfer has decided to commission a series of issues of the journal that explore the circumstances of contemporary trade unionism in Europe. Two issues in this series have already been commissioned. The second will examine trade unions and the polity and is scheduled for publication in 2018. This first issue in the series assesses themes associated with union renewal and illustrates these with case studies drawn from four European countries.

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