Category Archives: European projects

The interaction of minimum wages and collective bargaining for low-paid groups

This study aims at analysing the ability and capacity of sectoral collective bargaining in some countries to adapt to ongoing structural changes (digital transformation, green transition and workforce aging) and particularly to the effects of high inflation rates and the

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Developing Collective Bargaining in the Care Sector – DEVCOBA

The project aims to examine the dynamics, mechanisms, and impacts of the development of collective bargaining and representation in the care sector, concentrating in particular on social and health services for elderly people (long-term care services – LTC) and socio-education services for

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Home Care Digital Platforms and Industrial relations – ORIGAMI

The demand of “Personal and Household Services” (PHS) – which covers a broad range of activities that contribute to the well-being of families and individuals at home – has significantly increased and so too has the role of care workers.

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Managing Inflation crisis through Social Dialogue – MAINSOC

After two decades of low inflation levels and wage moderation, Europe faces an unprecedented increase in the cost of living and the risk of stagflation. The inflation shock is eroding employees’ purchasing power, particularly at the bottom of the wage

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Network of Eurofound Correspondents

As the Spanish correspondent of Eurofound, together with NOTUS and IKEI, QUIT provide inputs that allows Eurofound to map and compare regulations, policies and practices in industrial relations, working conditions, labour markets and employment as well as in other social

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Collective bargaining facing challenges triggered by rising energy and commodity prices, high inflation and structural changes

This study aims at analysing the ability and capacity of sectoral collective bargaining in some countries to adapt to ongoing structural changes (digital transformation, green transition and workforce aging) and particularly to the effects of high inflation rates and the

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Regional Gender Equality Measure in the EU – ReGEM. Jean Monnet Project

Gender equality is a topic of growing relevance worldwide, but its measurement is mainly limited to national levels, even in the EU. During the last 20 years, several experiences tried to exploit gender equality at the sub-national (regional) level, but

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Public procurement and collective bargaining Spain

An in-depth case study will be conducted on national regulations, practices and debates about public procurement in Spain for the final report “Public procurement and collective bargaining”. The in-depth case study will provide a brief overview of the national procurement

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Democracy at Work through Transparent and Inclusive Algorithmic Management – INCODING

Growing datafication of work environments deployed by new technological capacities built on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) enhanced systems are disrupting the industrial relations scene in many ways. These technologies increase the possibilities of collecting, combining and using data

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Social dialogue in welfare services. Employment relations, labour market and social actors in the care services – SOWELL

The European labour market in the welfare sector is becoming particularly relevant in terms of occupation, given that around 20% of the European workforce is nowadays employed in this sector, while it was around 15% at the end of the

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