Industrial relations and social dialogue

Developments in working life in Europe - Q3 2019

What has taken place during the third quarter of 2019 in the industrial relations and working conditions landscape in European countries? There is no need for readers to look further: you can get up-to-date information as reported by our Network of Eurofound Correspondents who, on a quarterly basis, chart the latest developments in those fields of observation. Which country negotiated the world’s first collective agreement for bicycle couriers (Norway)? What is the solution proposed by the government in Malta to tackle employment shortages in education? Which protective measures for employees have been repealed by the newly elected Greek government?

Be informed at a glance about the following issues and actions: • the major campaign launched in Bulgaria against informal economy • the uncertain future facing the automotive sector in Germany • the debate surrounding the latest minimum wage increase in Poland • developments in France in occupational health and safety. Read these updates and more in the following areas:

Actors and institutions

Collective bargaining


Individual employment relations

Industrial action

Labour market and employment

Pay and income

Pay developments

Minimum wages

Social dialogue

Social protection and reforms

Pension reforms

Working environment/Working conditions

Working time

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