LINKS

1. European Union

European Union
The official EU Webserver provides access to all documents publishes by the European Commission, the Parliament and the Council of Ministers

Social Dialogue
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. 

EU Directives
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. 

EIRO
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

Worker Participation
ETUC Website with materials for European Works Councils and workers representatives in multinational companies

ETUI-RHS
Training department of the ETUC formerly known as European Trade Union College. Online training materials and seminars for trade union members. 

EWC Database 
Database of the European Trade Union Institute with access to EWC agreements. The institute provides a CD with more than 800 EWC agreements.

SDA
Institution of the ETUC. The SDA services include support for project applications for EU funding.

EMF 
European Metalworkers Federation

UNI
Union Network International. International organisation in the service industry incl. banks, insurance companies, telecommunication, media and IT.

3. EWC Websites Of National Trade Unions 

Unite
British largest industrial union (recently merged by the two unions T&G  and Amicus)

GMB
British union

TUC
Trade Union Congress. Umbrella organisation of the British trade unions 

SIPTU
Largest Irish union for transport, industry and services

4. Company Websites

EWC`s with own website:

Axa     

BNP Paribas     

Club Méd     

Deutsche Bahn     

General Electric     

General Motors

Hilton     

IBM     

KBC     

Michelin

EWC´s at the Corporate Internet:

Arcelor         

Boehringer Ingelheim                

EADS         

Metro         

Schibsted

Total        

Volker Wessels Stevin

Trade union websites for international companies:

General Electric         

Goodyear         

Nokia Siemens Networks        

Ryanair         

Siemens

Technip        

T-Mobile

5. Foreign Languages And Travel

Babelfish
Online translation programme for almost every language

LEO
Online dictionary Englich - German

Gocurrency.com
Foreign currency converter

Wheatheronline
European wheather forecast

Google Maps
Route planer

Flights.com
Search engine for reasonable airfares

EWC Agreement

Ist Ihre EBR-Vereinbarung noch zeitgemäß? Wir analysieren die Stärken und Schwächen. Ein kostenloses Angebot für bestehende Euro-Betriebsräte.

Is your EWC agreement still up-to-date? What are it´s strengths and weaknesses? Obtain your expert´s advice free of charge.
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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.
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Interpreters

For your international meeting we arrange for professional interpreters and translation of documents into any European language.
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EU Funding

The EU makes project resources available to European Works Councils every year. We help with the application process.

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Language Training

Can you communicate with your colleagues abroad? Together with our partner institute we provide exciting and tailor-made language courses.
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