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Managing the impact of Brexit on workers’ representation in multinational companies – EWC recommendations

Thursday 21 January 2021

European Works Councils (EWCs) bring together employee representatives from the different European countries in which a multinational company has operations. What are the implications of for the workers representatives and coordinators? What are their options and tools to safeguard workers information and consultation rights? The European trade union federations have got together to outline a…

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2021 ▶️ Forward Through Collective Bargaining [video]

Tuesday 5 January 2021

  “2021 is a time to give meaning to all of this.” Oliver Roethig looks ahead to a year of building services workers’ power. With the 5th UNI Europa Conference on the horizon, unions are poised to set a common agenda and push forward on three fronts: organising, policy advocacy and multinational coordination.

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Digitalisation in retail: Inditex and European Works Council sign joint declaration

Monday 21 December 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation in high street fashion retail. Throughout whole swathes of 2020, shops were closed in efforts to contain the pandemic. Meanwhile, online shopping demand has soared. It is in this context that workers’ representatives on the European Works Council of Inditex have been working with the high street…

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