1. European Union
The official EU Webserver provides access to all documents publishes by the European Commission, the Parliament and the Council of Ministers
EU-Website on joint consultations of employers Associations and trade unions moderated by the European Union including new proposals on European labour law.
EU Merger Control Authorities
Important website for employee representatives on possible mergers. The EU Commission publishes all company requests for transnational merger and acquisition approvals. According to the merger control regulations employee representatives are entitled to be consulted prior to the decision of the Commission.
All important Directives on European labour law in different EU languages incl. European Works Councils, The EU Company Statute (S.E.), national information and consultation, working time, health & safety, transfer of undertakings (TUPE), collective redundancies and many more.
European Industrial Relations Observatory. Monthly reports on latest news from all EU memberstates
2. European Trade Unions
European Trade Union Confederation
Information by the ETUC on EU Directives and the policies of the umbrella organisation of the European unions
ETUC Website with materials for European Works Councils and workers representatives in multinational companies
Training department of the ETUC formerly known as European Trade Union College. Online training materials and seminars for trade union members.
Database of the European Trade Union Institute with access to EWC agreements. The institute provides a CD with more than 800 EWC agreements.
Institution of the ETUC. The SDA services include support for project applications for EU funding.
European Metalworkers Federation
Union Network International. International organisation in the service industry incl. banks, insurance companies, telecommunication, media and IT.
3. EWC Websites Of National Trade Unions
British largest industrial union (recently merged by the two unions T&G and Amicus)
Trade Union Congress. Umbrella organisation of the British trade unions
Largest Irish union for transport, industry and services
4. Company Websites
EWC`s with own website:
EWC´s at the Corporate Internet:
Trade union websites for international companies:
Is your EWC agreement still up-to-date? What are it´s strengths and weaknesses? Obtain your expert´s advice free of charge.
New EWC Directive
On 17 December 2008 the EU Council of Ministers has adopted the new EWC Directive. Please view all relevant documents and the key priorities for a new legal framework.
For your international meeting we arrange for professional interpreters and translation of documents into any European language.
The EU makes project resources available to European Works Councils every year. We help with the application process.
Can you communicate with your colleagues abroad? Together with our partner institute we provide exciting and tailor-made language courses.