EurWORK European Observatory of Working Life

European Industrial Relations Dictionary

Designed as an easy-to-use online reference tool, the European industrial relations dictionary is a comprehensive collection of the most commonly used terms in employment and industrial relations at EU level today. It contains over 350 entries, featuring concise definitions and relevant contextual information, with hyperlinks to EU legislation and case law.
The product of a collaborative effort between acknowledged experts in the field, the dictionary is aimed at policymakers, practitioners and all those interested in the history and evolving structure of the European Union.
Background information is provided on the industrial relations context, institutional framework, legal framework, collective industrial relations, individual employment relations, the enterprise, free movement of workers, discrimination and equality in employment, health and safety and movement towards an EU system of employment and industrial relations.

A (22) B (8) C (52) D (26) E (83) F (18) G (8) H (7) I (16) J (6) L (16) M (16) N (12) O (10) P (24) Q (2) R (21) S (50) T (30) U (4) V (6) W (16) Y (5) Z (1)
Title Date of publication
National Action Plans 02 Nollaig 2010
National labour courts 02 Nollaig 2010
National Reform Programmes 16 Bealtaine 2018
National trade union confederations 22 Feabhra 2019
Needle-stick injuries 20 Meán Fómhair 2011
NEET 07 Bealtaine 2013
Negative freedom of association 11 Márta 2007
Negotiated welfare 25 Márta 2020
New forms of employment 12 Meitheamh 2015
Night work 23 Márta 2018
Noise 23 Márta 2018
Non-discrimination principle 04 Bealtaine 2011