ETUI resources on European Works Councils and SE works councils

For comprehensive overviews of legislation, features, characteristics and recent publications on EWCs and SE works councils as well as on Societas Cooperative Europea (European Cooperative, SCE) and many more resources on European and national industrial relations visit the portal.

For EWC and SE works council training visit the newly created (December 2015) website by the ETUI Education Department.

For a list of literature in the field of EWCs we refer to the Highlights section European Works Councils in the Labourline website (web portal of the ETUI's Documentation Centre).


European Trade Union Federations

(formerly known as European Industry Federations) - European level sectoral trade union organisations responsible, among others, for coordination and support for EWCs in the given sector and that have been providing input for the EWC database:


Building & WoodworkEuropean Federation of Building and Woodworkers

Metal, chemical and textileIndustriAll Europe (since 2012 regrouping former the European Metalworkers’ Federation (EMF), the European Mine, Chemical and Energy Workers’ Federation (EMCEF) and the European Trade Union Federation for Textiles, Clothing and Leather (ETUF:TCL)

Public ServicesEuropean Federation of Public Service Unions

TransportEuropean Transport Workers' Federation

Services (private)Uni Europa

Food, Agriculture, TourismEuropean Federation of Trade Unions in the Food, Agriculture and Tourism sectors and allied branches


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