Jean-Paul Tricart

Associate Researcher


Jean-Paul Tricart joined the ETUI in August 2018, after retiring from the EC DIrectorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, with which he has been working for more than thirty years (1985-2017), including as Head of Unit for Social Dialogue and Industrial relations (2008-2014).

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Social partners

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Legislative implementation of European social partner agreements: challenges and debates

This Working Paper analyses the development of the interpretation that the European Commission has given to the TFEU provision concerning mechanisms for extensions of collective agreements. The paper examines how the Commission has reinterpreted these provision and the challenges this poses for the social partners. Find out more