08 augusti 2013
This working paper examines how social dialogue has addressed the impact of the crisis. In order to make reasonable comparisons between countries as diverse as Brazil, China, Japan and the USA it is necessary to take into account the institutional, political, economic and social backgrounds. However, the purpose of this short paper was not to provide a profile of the countries included but rather to identify practices employed by the social partners in dealing with some of the great challenges caused by the crisis.
16 oktober 2012
This report analyses data from Eurofound’s European Company Survey of 2009 to examine the incidence of performance-related pay (PRP) in European establishments and what determines it, with a specific focus on the role of employment relati...
23 augusti 2009
This annual review highlights the most significant developments that took place in industrial relations in the EU Member States and Norway in 2008, both at national and EU level. It first sets out the political context, then goes on to exam...
10 december 2008
Promoting industrial peace in the labour market is an ongoing challenge in the world economy. This thematic feature from the European Industrial Relations Observatory (EIRO) outlines procedures that countries have taken to avoid industrial action and to maintain a smooth negotiating process between the social partners. This study is made up of contributions from 23 European Union Member States, as well as the acceding countries Bulgaria and Romania, and Norway. The main focus of the study is on the regulatory framework, the procedures for resolving industrial conflicts and the organisations in each country responsible for dealing with disputes of interest in the private and public sector.
19 april 2005
This article provides an overview of the role of the social partners in the definition, implementation and evaluation phases of the 2002 and 2003 National Action Plans (NAPs) on employment in the EU15. It aims to give both a historical and comparative analysis of the degree and quality of involvement of the social partners in defining the national employment policy and their contribution to developments in the two years specified.
01 mars 2005
The aim of this report is to provide a brief overview of the regulation and practice of information, consultation and other forms of employee involvement in the EU15 Member States plus Norway.
09 november 2004
This report is part of a series of projects from the Foundation which focuses on aspects of industrial relations in the ten acceding countries in the run-up to enlargement. It looks specifically at the role of social dialogue in resolving industrial relations conflicts. The report gives an overview of the existing institutional and regulatory frameworks for industrial action prevailing in each country, then goes on to describe the various systems in place to deal with conflict resolution. The overall aim of the research is to show how social dialogue can be harnessed to devise a road map for industrial peace.