Collective bargaining and wage growth

The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) has published a new analysis of developments in collective wage agreements across Europe in 2016. Wages ...

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Young workers need a pay rise

By Tom Vrijens, President of ETUC Youth Committee Young workers need a pay rise. Of course, all workers deserve a pay rise, but young workers suffer specific difficulties that put them in even ...

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Young people and the youth pay gap

Pay Rise Campaign – Briefing Note Young people and the youth pay gap Young people earn below the average wage in all EU countries. But in some the gap is much wider than in others, and is ...

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Not greedy, just fair

By Esther Lynch, ETUC Confederal Secretary When they demand pay rises, workers and trade unions are all too often described as greedy – but nothing could be further from the truth. Pay rises are ...

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Young people in traineeships

Pay Rise Campaign – Briefing paper Young people in traineeships Traineeships are supposed to ease the path from education to work, and should have a strong training or learning element. In ...

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