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.
May 2, 2023
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.
April 18, 2023
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".
March 31, 2023
On March 28, 2023, CELSI is inviting you to the upcoming ETUI webinar where a recently published ETUI book titled "Are multinational companies good for trade unions?" will be presented
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. The event will take place on March 28, 2023, 11h-12h30 Brussels time.
March 9, 2023
On February 9, 2023, CELSI & WageIndicator held an internal webinar on living wages
On February 9, CELSI in cooperation with the WageIndicator Foundation organised an internal webinar titled "Living Wages: From the Lab to Global Impact". At the webinar, CELSI team consisting of Martin Guzi and Martin Kahanec presented the innovative Living Wage methodology and colleagues from WageIndicator supported the presentation with evidence on data collection, implementation and global impact.
Feb. 14, 2023
CELSI Researcher Tibor T. Meszmann published a popular article "Drifters in the Making: Labour Migration from Serbia and the (Re)production of (Trans)national Inequalities" at LeftEast
Based on the Barmig Background Report on Serbia, together with András Juhász, CELSI researcher Tibor T. Meszmann published a popular article "Drifters in the Making: Labour Migration from Serbia and the (Re)production of (Trans)national Inequalities" at LeftEast https://lefteast.org/drifters-in-the-making-labour-migration-from-serbia-and-the-reproduction-of-transnational-inequalities/ on January 26, 2023.
Feb. 11, 2023
CELSI joins research projects on collective agreements
CELSI joins several Collective Agreement projects with the WageIndicator Foundation. WageIndicator and its project partners collect hundreds of Collective Agreements every year. These are then annotated: each clause gets identified based on the issue it adresses. Researchers from various organisations and countries use these annotations to analyse the contents of the agreements, leading to insights into collective bargaining and industrial relations.
Feb. 9, 2023
First transnational REJEnerAXion workshop
On January 25, CELSI researchers Monika Martišková and Pavol Bors joined the first transnational workshop in the REJEnerAXion project. The project, launched in late 2022, addresses the role of industrial relations and social partners in the national energy sectors of selected countries in the context of just transition.
Feb. 1, 2023
CELSI turns 15!
CELSI was founded on January 30, 2008, by Martin Kahanec and Marta Kahancová. After 15 years, CELSI is no longer a child falling and getting up again and again, but a real teenager - resilient, exploring, and maturing!
Jan. 30, 2023
CELSI founder and director Kahanec appointed to the Council of the Slovak Government for Science, Technology and Innovation
Martin Kahanec has been appointed by the Slovak Government as a member of its Council for Science, Technology and Innovation. The Council is the central coordinating and advisory body of the Government of the Slovak Republic for the creation of policy in the field of research, development and innovation.
Jan. 10, 2023