A ground-breaking agreement between German trade union IG Metall and employers in the region of Baden-Württemburg sets a precedent likely to be followed across Germany, and gives a positive example for the whole of Europe.
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We have just published the January 2018 edition of the ETUC Newsletter.
During the four days that Chief Executive Officers from European companies attend the World Economic Forum in Davos next week, they will earn more than most people get in 18 months to two years.
Commenting on the EU's guidelines for negotiating the Brexit transition arrangements*, adopted today by the General Affairs Council, ETUC Confederal Secretary Esther Lynch said
Commenting on the overturning of the sentence on LuxLeaks whistleblower Antoine Deltour by a Luxembourg Court, the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) called for better and EU-wide protection of whistleblowers.
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Re: implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights
Dear Donald, Dear Prime Ministers/Heads of States,
The ETUC TU-I index below shows the involvement of trade unions at the milestones of the semester cycle at national level. It is still largely unsatisfactory.
Gender-Based Violence at Work and at Home– A Trade Union Issue
Adopted at the Executive Meeting of 13 and 14 December 2017
Europe is one of the best places to live, work and do business in the world because our social market economies combine free markets, private initiative, economic freedoms, free movement of people and welfare states designed to deliver social rights and public services.
Brussels, 22 January 2018
ETUC Resolution on the future partnership between the UK and the EU
Adopted at the Executive Committee Meeting of 13-14 December 2017