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 (19) B (7) C (46) D (24) E (78) F (17) G (6) H (7) I (15) J (5) L (13) M (13) N (12) O (9) P (22) Q (2) R (20) S (48) T (28) U (4) V (5) W (15) Y (5) Z (1)
Title Date of publication
Financial participation 09 December 2007
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
Fundamental rights agency 02 October 2007