EZA at the 15th German Works Council Day 2018 in Bonn: Works councils in key socio-political function

The European Centre for Workers' Questions (EZA) was represented with an information booth at the 15th German Works Council Day which took place in November 2018 in Bonn. The motto of this year's meeting was "Shaping Change". The aim of the conference and info fair, which attracted more than 700 works council members from all over Germany, was the transfer of knowledge on specialist topics, the...

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Information visit by Detlef Seif at EZA

Member of German Parliament (Bundestag) Detlef Seif visited the Secretariat of the European Centre for Workers' Questions (EZA) in Königswinter in November 2018. Herbert Metzger, Vice President of EZA, and EZA Secretary General Sigrid Schraml informed the member of the Bundestag about the work of EZA and the 73-member organizations in Europe.

Detlef Seif, the chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary...

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Seminars in December 2018

The future of workers' organisations in a changing Europe: analysis and strategies for involving young people 03.12. - 05.12.2018, Madrid / ES USO – CCFAS (Unión Sindical Obrera – Centro Confederal de Formación y Acción Social) Contact: Dulce María Moreno Hernández Email: dulce.moreno@uso.es

From trade unions to industrial relations services: a new model 06.12 – 07.12.2018, St. Julians / MT UHM...

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New in the EZA network: Centre Européen du Travail

The Centre Européen du Travail (CET) from Belgium is a new full member of the network of the European Centre for Workers' Questions (EZA). The EZA Board of Directors unanimously approved the admission at its meeting in October 2018 in Warsaw, Poland.

CET is an association for socio-professional integration and has the task of providing training and counselling for low-skilled jobseekers. These...

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EZA News no. 3/2018


Campaign of EU-OSHA: EZA again partner of the EU-OSHA campaign 2018-2019 “Healthy Workplaces – Manage Dangerous Substances”; EZA-PYW Conference in Sofia: Subject: Who are the Millennials? How do they relate to the world of work? How can workers’ organisations reach them?; Western Balkans – Prospects of EU accession: Veselin Mitov, International Secretary of the Bulgarian Confederation...

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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 22 to 23 November 2018 in Bucarest, Romania, organized by EUROFEDOP (Europese Federatie van het Overheidspersoneel), in co-operation with EZA and with the support of the European Union.

Focal point is like every year the exchange about the 2019 educational programme “European Social Dialogue”.

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Youth employment, future of work, safety and health at work and the future of a social Europe are proposed as priorities of the EZA Educational Programme 2019

The themes “Youth employment“, “Future of work“, “Safety and health at work“ and “The future of a social Europe “ are intended to form the focal points of the Educational Programme 2019 of the European Centre for Workers' Questions (EZA). The EZA Presidium and the EZA Council discussed and unanimously supported the more than 70 project proposals of the EZA member centres at their meeting in...

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Seminars in November 2018

The European Pillar of Social Rights: towards a more equal and social Europe 08.11. - 10.11.2018, Vilnius / LT LDF Education Center  (VsI Lithuanian Labor Federation Education Center ) Contact: Rasita Martišė E-Mail: rasitaj@gmail.com


The digital world of work – Industry 4.0: new opportunities for the young 13.11. - 15.11.2018, Strasbourg / FR ACLI - ENAIP (Associazioni Cristiane Lavoratori...

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EZA-HIVA study on European freight traffic published

The transport sector in Europe - especially freight transport - has its focus on the now published study "Economic analysis of the road freight transport sector in Belgium within a European context". The study was prepared by the Belgian research institute HIVA in cooperation with EZA and is mainly concerned with the posting of workers in the transport sector. More information can be found on the ...

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New brochure: Youth and the labour market

EZA Contributions to social dialogue 30 published

The aim of the EZA project coordination "Youth and the labour market" was to place youth employment in the broader context of economic development, ecology, sustainability and social cohesion.

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Campaign "Healthy Workplaces: Manage dangerous substances"

EZA Internet Guide 2018

EZA Educational Programme 2018