EU sources -Share of women in trade union movement is growing -June 06, 2015

The report states that 43% of leadership positions in the European federations are held by women.

A report by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) has found that women form a growing share of trade union members and the 43% of leadership positions in the European federations are held by women. The report also notes that only 14.5% of real leadership positions in the national federations are held by women. The report highlights the importance of women in halting the decline in unionisation.

English: http://www.epsu.org/a/11474

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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