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.
|Title||Date of publication|
|Facility management||25 March 2020|
|Fair trade agreement||15 December 2022|
|Favourability principle||12 January 2022|
|Financial participation||25 June 2021|
|Fitness check||23 December 2015|
|Fixed-term work||03 April 2014|
|Flexibility||09 February 2017|
|Flexicurity||07 May 2013|
|Fragmentation of the labour force||09 February 2017|
|Framework agreements||02 December 2010|
|Framework Directive on health and safety||08 February 2017|
|Francovich principle||11 March 2007|
|Free movement and social security||12 January 2011|
|Free movement of citizens||20 September 2011|
|Free movement of workers||20 September 2011|
|Freedom of association||12 January 2011|
|Frontier worker||17 January 2018|
|Fundamental rights||20 September 2011|