Employment relationship

22 June 2020

Individual employment relations are the relationship between the individual worker and their employer. This relationship is shaped by legal regulation and by the outcomes of social partner negotiations over the terms and conditions governing the employment relationship.Read more

Individual employment relations are the relationship between the individual worker and their employer. This relationship is shaped by legal regulation and by the outcomes of social partner negotiations over the terms and conditions governing the employment relationship. Regardless of the type and duration of the employment relationship, workers have the right to fair and equal treatment regarding working conditions, access to social protection and training.

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Publications & data

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The sections below provide access to a range of publications, data and ongoing work on this topic. 

  • Publications (133)
  • Ongoing work (6)

Eurofound publications come in a variety of formats, including reports, policy briefs, blogs, articles and presentations. 

Ongoing work

Research continues in this topic on a variety of themes, which are outlined below with links to forthcoming titles.