EZA News no. 3/2017


Digital world of work: Presentation of the two ongoing EZA project coordinations on technological developments and changes in the workplace, and on the impact of the digital world of labour on the lives of workers and their families; results of the academic-practical education project in the EZA academic programme

Digitalisation from the perspective of the DGB trade unions: Elke...

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Kick-off seminar – Key areas for the European social dialogue

The EZA kick-off seminar of this year will take place from 30 November to 1 December 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark, organized by Krifa (Kristelig Fagbevægelse), in co-operation with EZA and with the support of the European Union.

Focal point is like every year the exchange about the 2018 educational programme “European Social Dialogue”.

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Albanian trade unions SAUATT and BSPSH are new observers in the EZA network

The Albanian trade unions SAUATT and BSPSH are new observers in the network of the European Centre for Workers' Questions (EZA). The EZA Board of Directors unanimously agreed to the admission at its October 2017 meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.

EZA has been maintaining close contacts with SAUATT (Independent Albanian trade union for food, agriculture, trade and tourism) for several years, including...

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Digitization, Capacity Building, Quality of Work and the European Pillar of Social Rights are proposed as priorities of the EZA Educational Programme 2018

The themes "New Working Relations - Digitization and Trade Union Strategies", "Capacity Building", "Quality of Work", "Working and Living in a Digitised World" and the "European Pillar of Social Rights" are intended to form the focal points of the Education Programme 2018 of the European Centre for Workers' Questions (EZA). The EZA Presidium and the EZA Board of Directors discussed and unanimously...

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German Works Councils Day 2017 in Bonn

The 14th German Works Councils Day is taking place from 12 to 14 December 2017 in the former parliamentary plenary chamber in Bonn. Under the motto "Best practice examples – by works councils for works councils" the organisers expect over 300 works councils from all over Germany. The aim of the conference and information fair is the transfer of knowledge on technical issues, the sharing of tried...

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EZA training programme 2017 appearing

The 2017 educational programme of the European Centre for Workers’ Questions (EZA) will be comprised of the issues “Digital World of Work”, “European Pillar of Social Rights” and “Integration of migrants and refugees in the labour market”. Other topics include “Youth and labour market”, “Posting of workers: New forms of work and combating social dumping”, “Including the unemployed, long-time...

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Welcome to the European Union, Croatia!

As of 1 July Croatia is the 28th member of the European Union. European politicians offer their congratulations, but also warn of further reforms. EU Parliament President Martin Schulz spoke of a historic day. "It is good when a family grows, particularly our family of values, which is committed to democracy, justice and the rule of law." However, EU membership alone will not solve the economic...

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New edition of EZA News

Subjects: Study of EZA and HIVA about “Europe 2020 – How to meet the 75% employment rate target in a decent way?” published; EZA seminar of experts on the European social policy; Master’s degree course “Social Dialogue, participatory democracy and civil economy”; EZA’s focal issue of 2012: Combating poverty and social exclusion as part of the Europe 2020 Strategy; 40 years of the MCL (Movimento...

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Opening Seminar of the EZA Special Project “Western Balkans“

The countries of the Western Balkans are stabilizing and intensifying their relationships with the EU, aspiring to full membership in the long run. Employee organizations from the region, meanwhile, are forming ever closer networks with their partner organizations inside the EU.

This is a development to which EZA has also contributed over the past few years. Many EZA members have had close...

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WOW seminar in Vienna, April 2012


Impressions from the WOW seminar “Role of social partners, information and consultation, employee participation”


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Campaign "Healthy Workplaces for all Ages"

EZA Contributions to Social Dialoge

EZA focus "Youth and labour market"