Seminars in July 2018

Sustainable growth and inclusive labour market – what is the role of the social partners? 04.07. - 06.07.2018, Vilnius / LT LPS „Solidarumas“ (Lietuvos Profesinė Sąjunga „Solidarumas“) Contact: Kristina Krupavičienė E-Mail:


Human dimension of the digital age: trade union commitment for effective responses to shape the future of work, prioritising social integrity and...

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EZA President Bartho Pronk gives speech to ILO

There is a lack of socially recognized work, education and care models with real equal opportunities between women and men. To remedy this shortcoming as quickly as possible, the Social Dialogue must be used. This was stated by Bartho Pronk, President of the European Centre for Workers' Questions (EZA), at the plenary session this year's International Workers’ Conference (IWC) of the International...

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EZA Contributions to social dialogue 29 published: Digital World of Work

In an academic-practical education project in the 2016/2017 education year, the European Centre for Workers’ Questions (EZA), in conjunction with the research Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) commissioned by the Österreichisches Zentrum für Arbeitnehmerbildung (ÖZA, Austrian Centre for Workers’ Training), contributed academic findings on digitalisation and the labour market to the seminars of...

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EZA works council members in office confirmed

The two EZA works council members were re-elected at this year's works council election on May 16, 2018. Once again, Victoria Znined is a works councilor and Norbert Klein a deputy works council member.

Works council elections are to take place throughout Germany between March 1 and May 31, 2018. The elections, as is usual in operational matters, which affect workers in their workplace, are...

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New employees at EZA

Since May 1st 2018 Giusi Silvestri has been a new employee of EZA. She is a substitute for Piera Sofia, who is on parental leave, mainly in the areas of "seminars and research" and "finance".

Giusi Silvestri speaks Italian, German, Spanish, English and French. She can be reached at +49-2223-2998-27 or via e-mail at .

Selina Gremmler also joined EZA on May 1st 2018 as a...

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EZA is again campaign partner of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

For the second time, the European Centre for Workers' Questions (EZA) is the official campaign partner of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). The 2018-2019 campaign focuses on the topic of "Healthy Workplaces: Manage dangerous substances".

More than 100 partners across Europe - workers' and employers' organisations, European and international companies and...

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EZA News no. 1/2018


Luc Cortebeeck, Chair of the Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), looks back at the EZA General Assembly in Copenhagen over 100 years of the ILO and ventures a look ahead to the 200th anniversary of the ILO; Joseph Thouvenel, Vice-President of the Confédération Française des Travailleurs Chrétiens (CFTC), gives his very personal views and comments as a trade...

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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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EZA Educational Programme 2019

Campaign "Healthy Workplaces: Manage dangerous substances"

German Works Councils Day 2019 in Bonn