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|
|Labour costs||11 March 2007|
|Labour disputes||20 December 2022|
|Labour force participation||24 November 2017|
|Labour market segmentation||31 July 2019|
|Labour market slack||25 March 2020|
|Labour shortage||20 December 2022|
|Labour standards||31 January 2013|
|Language requirements for employment||11 March 2007|
|Laval case||29 November 2010|
|LGBTIQ Equality Strategy||18 December 2020|
|Liaison Forum||02 October 2007|
|Lifelong learning||15 February 2017|
|Lisbon Strategy||18 March 2007|
|Living wage||02 March 2020|
|Luxembourg compromise||11 March 2007|
|Luxembourg process||02 December 2010|