EU Sources - Metal bargaining compared in 4 EU countries - August 31, 2018

The SUNI (Smart Unions for New Industry) project intended to explore similarities and differences in the role that trade unions, as relevant stakeholders in industrial innovation and socio-economic transition, are playing in influencing the development of the industry in the countries. A comparative report and four case studies were published, dedicated to the metal trade unions in Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden, including their bargaining tradition. It is said that the unions’ awareness of this era of change and the willingness to proactively participate are a good start, but more effort is needed to integrate their initiatives into a broader framework of co-designed and co-implemented development paths at national, regional and workplace level.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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