EU Sources - Collective bargaining in outsourced services - February 28, 2019

The growth in outsourcing is exerting a strong impact on collective bargaining institutions. Outsourcing does not only reshape company boundaries but at the same time also fragments the representation base of trade unions. The RECOVER project focusses on the difficulties regarding collective bargaining in outsourced services in Europe. The report consists of six separate country studies: France, Italy, the Netherlands,

Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom. For each country the collective bargaining coverage gaps and/or conflicts of workers in outsourced services at sectoral and company level are examined by focussing on two different cases per country. The report also provides some policy guidance in order to ensure inclusive and effective collective bargaining coverage.

The report: in English ...

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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