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Podcast from the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) that 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.

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Podcast from the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) that 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.

    What can we learn from Alphabet workers? with Stan De Spiegelaere

    What can we learn from Alphabet workers? with Stan De Spiegelaere

    In this episode of etui.podcast we will explore the whys and the hows of the Alphabet workers and what this experience means for the wider trade union movement.

    Show notes:

    Trabsfer article by Stan De Spiegelaere on transnational trade unionism & the Ryanair case https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1024258920921106

    De Tocqueville was right about trade unions: they are the schools of democracy

    https://medium.com/@ETUI_org/trade-unions-the-schools-of-democracy-93caa690ef71


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    S2 Ep 6 - Bart Vanhercke: EU Social policy - state of play

    S2 Ep 6 - Bart Vanhercke: EU Social policy - state of play

    Despite a spectacular economic reaction to the pandemic crisis, which stands in stark contrast to the austerity-driven response to the 2008 financial and economic crisis, Bart Vanhercke and the co-authors of Bilan Social express concerns about the so-called ‘social affairs players’ being sidelined in the new Recovery and Resilience Facility,  the fuzzy EU commitment to gender issues, the EU response to rising in-work poverty and the setting a new social-ecological contract.

    The pandemic's longer-term economic consequences are not clear at this stage. No one can exclude that a real social crisis will quickly follow the vaccination campaign in the headlines. For the time being, however, it’s the unprecedented –and unexpected coordinated response by the EU’s and its 27 Members States and the European Commission that stands out. The EU’s response indeed contributed to mitigate the impact on unemployment (compared to the rest of the world) and demonstrated that the EU can react quickly and forcefully.


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    S2 Ep 5 - Kalina Arabadjieva: The EU pay transparency directive

    S2 Ep 5 - Kalina Arabadjieva: The EU pay transparency directive

    The EU Commission has recently released a proposal for a directive on equal pay. Kalina Arabadjieva will unpack the flaws of such a proposal and spell out why women are still, on average, paid less than men.


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    S2 Ep 4 - Romuald Jagodzinski: Benchmarking Working Europe, the impact of a pandemic

    S2 Ep 4 - Romuald Jagodzinski: Benchmarking Working Europe, the impact of a pandemic

    In this episode, Romuald Jagodzinsk, points out the main takeaways of the 20th-anniversary issue of Benchmarking Working Europe. The Covid-19 pandemic, and the ensuing economic recession, has proved to be the harshest of ‘stress tests’ for the European Union, probing policymakers’ ability and willingness to emerge from this new crisis without repeating the mistakes of the past.


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    S2 Ep 3 - Sotiria Theodoropoulou: European economic policy developments during Covid-19

    S2 Ep 3 - Sotiria Theodoropoulou: European economic policy developments during Covid-19

    In this episode, Sotiria Theodoropoulou sheds light on the economic developments in Europe since the onset of possibly the deepest recession in European history.  The analysis will contextualize the economic and social challenges of member states and provide a preliminary analysis of the autumn package and the economic policy priorities of the EU.


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    S2 Ep 2 - Paula Franklin: How Covid-19 has impacted workers in the healthcare sector

    S2 Ep 2 - Paula Franklin: How Covid-19 has impacted workers in the healthcare sector

    In this episode, Paula Franklin, Senior Researcher at the ETUI will shed light on how the Covid-19 has heightened and amplified the pre-existing cracks in the healthcare sector, imposing difficult working conditions for (female) health workers.


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