On May 2, CELSI publishes a new research report on multi-employer bargaining
Based on extensive literature review, the report presents benefits but also criticism of multi-employer bargaining, its preconditions and overall impact on the society, as well as ways forward for trade unions to support and develop multi-employer bargaining. The report has been prepared in partnership with the WageIndicator Foundation, commissioned by UNI Europa and financially supported by the European Union.
CELSI participated in the 41st international labour process conference
CELSI researcher Tibor T. Meszmann participated in the 41st International Labour Process Conference between April 12-14 2023 at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. The conference was specifically devoted to the question of "Fair and decent work in a Global Economy?", which included deepening inequalities along divisions of class, gender and race, uneven access to rights, security, living wages and dignity at work.
On March 30-31, our colleagues attended the IG Metall/WZB workshop
Our colleagues Monika Martišková, Tibor T. Meszmann and Katarína Lukáčová visited Berlin, where IG Metall and WZB Berlin Social Science Center are hosting a workshop titled "Automotive suppliers and the electric mobility transformation in Central and Easter Eastern Europe".
On December 1, 2022, CELSI organised the national seminar within the SOWELL project titled "Pre-primary and long-term care services in Slovakia and the role of social partners"
The research results and case studies on the multilevel cooperation of social partners and other stakeholders to ensure sufficient coverage and quality welfare services were presented.
On November 29, 2022, CELSI organised a national workshop within the SOWELL project, titled "Early childhood education and care and long-term care in Hungary" in Budapest
The research results and the case studies on the multilevel cooperation of social partners and other stakeholders to ensure sufficient coverage and quality of welfare services were presented at the workshop.
GDPiR: Kick-off meeting, Rome (Italy), October 7, 2022
On October 7, 2022, CELSI team attended the kick-off meeting for the GDPiR project. Among other things, it involved a roundtable with partners and discussing the roadmap with project objectives, partners’ responsibilities, work packages and plan.
Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI) is a non-profit research institute based in Bratislava, Slovakia. It fosters multidisciplinary research about the functioning of labour markets and institutions, work and organizations, business and society, and ethnicity and migration in the economic, social, and political life of modern societies.
CELSI team co-authored a chapter in the book "Digital Labour Markets in Central and Eastern European Countries: COVID-19 and the Future of Work"
Lucia Kováčová, Martin Guzi and Martin Kahanec co-authored the chapter in the book critically exploring how social partners have been involved in designing and adopting job preservation policies responding to the COVID-19 economic crisis in five CEE countries: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia.
Marta Kahancová co-authored an article "Power resources and successful trade union actions that address precarity in adverse contexts: The case of CEE" in Human Relations, Vol 76, Issue 1
Marta Kahancová co-authored the article titled "Power resources and successful trade union actions that address precarity in adverse contexts: The case of Central and Eastern Europe" along with Aurora Trif, Aristea Koukiadaki and Valentina Paolucci.
CELSI researchers Monika Martišková, Pavol Bors, Tibor T Meszmann and Adam Šumichrast contributed to the ETUI book titled "Are multinational companies good for trade unions?"
CELSI researchers Monika Martišková, Pavol Bors, Tibor T Meszmann and Adam Šumichrast contributed to the book with three case studies that address the situation in the Czechia, Hungary and Slovakia.
CELSI researcher Barbora Holubová contributed to the DG Employment's report on “Gender Equality and Work-Life Balance Policies during and after the COVID-19 crisis”
One of the findings is that the measures implemented during the pandemic were often temporary and did not adopt a gender perspective nor address the specific problems of disadvantaged groups, for example, single mothers and migrant women.
New Discussion Papers
Industrial Relations and Unemployment Benefit Schemes in the Visegrad Countries during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Impact of Immigration and Integration Policies On Immigrant-Native Labor Market Hierarchies
Europe's migration experience and its effects on economic inequality
New Research Reports
LEVEL UP! Support and develop collective bargaining coverage
The Role of Industrial Relations and Social Dialogue in Improving Adult Learning Outcomes and Equity
Bargaining for working conditions and social rights of migrant workers in Central and Eastern European countries (BARMIG), Comparative report
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