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Eurofound publishes its work in a range of publication formats to match audience needs and the nature of the output. These include flagship reports on a particular area of activity, research reports summarising the findings of a research project and policy briefs presenting policy pointers from research projects or facts and figures relevant to policy debates. Also included are blog articles, regular articles on working life in Europe, presentations, working papers providing background material to ongoing or already concluded research, and reports arising from ad hoc requests by policymakers. Other corporate publications include annual reports, brochures and promotional publications. Web databases and online resources such as data visualisation applications are available in Data and resources.


  • Finland: EIRO Annual Review 2009

    In 2009, three themes dominated the discussion in Finnish industrial relations: the sectoral bargaining round, the pensions’ reform and lenghtening of career and the controversy over the funding of the election campaigns of the political ...
  • Bulgaria: Eiro annual review — 2009

    The year was rich on political events: European Parliament elections, national parliamentary elections and partial regional elections. There was a clear political will of the new Cabinet Borisov to develop a process of cooperation between r...
  • Spain: EIRO Annual Review-2009

    2009 saw a worsening of the consequences of the economic crisis that put an end to a decade of growth in 2008. The construction sector is still in decline and the crisis of the financial system has stopped the flow of credit to families and...
  • Portugal: EIRO Annual Review-2009

    Two events may be considered as the most important for industrial relations in 2009. One was the revision of the Labour Code, which came into force in February 2009. The new law opens the way to major changes, particularly in collective bar...
  • Poland: EIRO Annual Review 2009

    Developments on Poland’s industrial relations scene throughout 2009 were dominated by the global economic crisis and its fallout, which proved to be a potent stimulant for autonomous dialogue, leading to the adoption of an anti-crisis pac...
  • Annual review - Norway 2009

    The international economic downturn concerned much of 2009, although the Norwegian economy was less affected by the crisis than the neighbouring economies. Media, building- and construction and export industries have particularly felt the e...
  • Luxembourg: EIRO Annual Review - 2009

    The current government was formed as a result of the legislative elections of 7 June 2009. The electorate returned the 60 members of the national parliament and the six Luxembourg MEPs. There were 3 collective agreements at sectoral level a...
  • Italy: EIRO Annual Review - 2009

    2009 was a particularly difficult year for industrial relations in Italy. The economic crisis caused major restructurings, plant closures and job losses. The government, local authorities and social partners reacted by launching an extraord...
  • Germany: EIRO annual review - 2009

    In 2009, the general election resulted in a new governmental coalition made up of the Christian Democratic Party and the Liberal Party. In response to the recession, trade unions and employer organisations differed on the need for state int...
  • Czech Republic: EIRO Annual Review - 2009

    Social dialogue and collective bargaining in 2009 were affected by the current economic crisis, which had an impact particularly on collective bargaining for wages and salaries. Based on the trade union data, the number of employees protect...

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