33 episodes

The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) podcast offers new perspectives on ongoing research and education on social Europe, worker participation, health and safety, the wider labour movement and the world of work.

etui.podcast ETUI

    • Business

The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) podcast offers new perspectives on ongoing research and education on social Europe, worker participation, health and safety, the wider labour movement and the world of work.

    The EU adequate minimum wages directive with Esther Lynch and Torsten Müller

    The EU adequate minimum wages directive with Esther Lynch and Torsten Müller

    One should be careful using the word ‘historic’. But in the case of the directive on adequate minimum wages in the European Union it might actually be appropriate.



    Minimum wage directive boost to struggling workers

    Energy now costs month’s wages for low paid

    EU confirms prices not wages driving inflation

    The European minimum wage on the doorstep - Torsten Müller & Thorsten Schulten

    Minimum-wages directive—history in the making - Torsten Müller & Thorsten Schulten


    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/etui/message

    • 19 min
    Trade unions, unemployment benefits and labour market outsiders with Daniel Clegg and Elke Heins

    Trade unions, unemployment benefits and labour market outsiders with Daniel Clegg and Elke Heins

    Even in Continental Europe, trade unions are the most powerful voice defending outsiders in welfare state politics, and reducing their institutional power in unemployment insurance and elsewhere will likely make things worse for outsiders and not – as certain political leaders in these countries often imply – make things better.

    Unemployment benefit governance, trade unions and outsider protection in conservative welfare states - Daniel Clegg, Elke Heins, Philip Rathgeb

    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/etui/message

    • 24 min
    How is AI impacting our lives? with Hamid Ekbia and Nicola Countouris

    How is AI impacting our lives? with Hamid Ekbia and Nicola Countouris

    In this episode, you will be hearing a conversation between Hamid Ekbia and Nicola Countouris on AI, the concept of Heteromation and how artificial intelligence is impacting and will impact our (working) lives. 

    This episode is part of the Reconstruction Beyond the Pandemic Project.


    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/etui/message

    • 10 min
    Psychosocial risks in Europe with Aude Cefaliello

    Psychosocial risks in Europe with Aude Cefaliello

    What are psychosocial risks? PSRs are increasingly impacting all industries in every Member State. The effects of psychosocial risks can be long-lasting and have both physical and psychological impacts on workers’ lives (such as depression, musculoskeletal disorders or burnout).



    Find out more: https://www.etui.org/publications/psychosocial-risks-europe

    https://www.etui.org/sites/default/files/2021-12/01-ETU%20BM2021-Chap5-Occupational%20health%20and%20safety%20inequalities%20in%20the%20EU_1.pdf


    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/etui/message

    • 15 min
    Covid-19 and the world of work with David Natali

    Covid-19 and the world of work with David Natali

    This episode with David Natali (Professor of Comparative and EU politics at the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies) addresses some of the key questions stemming from the pandemic. The magnitude of the crisis, in terms of both its impact on health and well-being, and its consequences on economic prospects, is enormous. The massive spread of the virus, higher mortality rates, lockdowns and the huge decline in economic activity in 2020 all seemed to bode ill for our future.

    Find out more in Transfer's latest issue on Covid-19. 


    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/etui/message

    • 17 min
    European social citizenship: what does the public think? with Marius Busemeyer and Gianna Eick

    European social citizenship: what does the public think? with Marius Busemeyer and Gianna Eick

    What type of European social citizenship does the public across the European Union (EU) prefer on the national- and EU-levels? This episode looks into the development of public opinion towards European social citizenship from 1985 to the present from a birds-eye perspective.



    Further readings: 

    35 years of public opinion surveys and European social citizenship: What can we conclude?

    Measuring social citizenship in social policy outputs, resources and outcomes across EU member states from 1985 to the present

    Welfare chauvinism across benefits and services






    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/etui/message

    • 18 min

Top Podcasts In Business

Ramsey Network
Freakonomics Network & Zachary Crockett
Erika Kullberg
NPR
Jocko DEFCOR Network
Andy Frisella #100to0