Transfer stimulates dialogue between the European trade union movement and the academic and research community. It contributes research findings on issues of strategic relevance for trade unions, in particular with regard to developments at the European level. Transfer publishes original peer-reviewed research on issues such as new developments in industrial relations, social policy, and labour market developments.
Volume 11 Issue 2, Summer 2005
In the enlarged EU of 25 Member States companies are increasingly operating across borders. The recent rejection of the European Constitution in France and the Netherlands has highlighted just how important it is for employees and their trade unions to be in a strong position to face up to the major challenges of modern market economies and to participate in management decision-making so as to influence the general orientation of businesses.