Initiatives, events, restructurings, etc. Find out about the latest developments on democracy at work
Democracy at work to counterbalance short-term management decisions
Article in “Le Monde”: Three authors plead for a stronger presence of employees on boards of directors, in order to counter the short-termism of shareholders.
Brexit: Good news - EWCs must still be informed and consulted
Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) decides that EWCs must be informed & consulted in the event of national collective redundancies when at least two countries are concerned.
Pressure grows for EU law on global corporate accountability
Pressure is mounting on the EU to legislate to hold EU businesses accountable for violations of human rights and environmental standards across the world.
Call to action: Whistleblower protection across the EU
EUROCADRES organises a webinar about why the transposition of this EU Directive matters to you! Whistleblowing to protect journalists’ sources, workers’ rights, vulnerable communities during COVID-19 and the environment.
EWCs to get prepared for Brexit
At least 2,400 representatives of UK workers in EWCs and SEs are uncertain about their future. The impacts of Brexit on EWC need to be addressed now to anticipate and manage changes in a socially responsible manner.
Dossier on the transformation of work available
Social Europe & the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung project are running a project on the transformation of work, whose final dossier is now available for free download.
European Parliament takes up ETUC demands for a new framework on ICP
The European Parliament adopted a resolution on a strong social Europe for just transitions and took up the ETUC’s call on a new EU framework on information, consultation and board-level representation.
Mobilisation week - You've made it a real success!
Large participation, great coverage and to the point contributions: The ETUC/ETUF week of mobilisation for more democracy at work.
The European Week of Mobilisation for Democracy at Work
The ETUC and the European Trade Union Federations will run a week of mobilisation for More Democracy at Work from Monday 23 November to Friday 27 November.
Labour is not a commodity – Isabelle Schömann on Global Supply Chains
On 6 October ETUC Confederal Isabelle Schömann spoke about Global Supply Chains at an event organised by the German Presidency.
Petition "More Democracy at Work is a must!"
We need urgent actions while COVID-19 related massive restructurings are already taking place. The fundamental right of Democracy at work has to be enforced now more than ever. Sign the petition.
Outcomes of the video conference of ministers of employment and social policy
During yesterday’s Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO), EU ministers for employment and social affairs discussed worker participation and support for workers in restructuring.
Labour ministers must give workers a say over companies’ Covid restructuring
EU labour ministers meeting tomorrow are being urged to send a clear message to c
Recording on this year's EWC Conference online
Have you missed this year's EWC conference? Watch the recording of this year's EWC conference online.
Joint strategy for more democracy at work
The European Trade Union Federations (ETUFs) and the ETUC have initiated a joint strategy for More Democracy at Work. Workers’ interests must be heard at all times.
Statement on worker involvement in managing the Covid-19 crisis
The ETUC & European Trade Union Federations have sent their second letter to Commissioner Schmit. Find here our position on worker involvement in managing the Covid-19 crisis.