Social dialogue and EMU in the candidate countries
This report examines the present situation and future challenges regarding social dialogue in five candidate countries in the run-up to EU membership and Economic and Monetary Union. It is based on joint research carried out by the Foundation in cooperation with the Swedish Work Life and EU Enlargement project. The first phase covers the following countries: Estonia, Hungary, Malta, Poland and Slovenia. The report describes the national development projects currently in operation in these countries, touching on the political and economic implications arising from the bid to fulfil the Maastricht criteria.