Journalists also need a pay rise

By Ricardo Gutierrez, EFJ General Secretary Not all professions have been so deeply affected as journalism by the rise of new technologies, and the collapse in advertising revenues of the media ...

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Police need a pay rise to keep us safe

By Peter Smets, EuroCOP delegate, Belgium Over recent years, we have seen significant changes in our lives. Previously, life in Europe was far removed from conflicts, economic problems etc.  We ...

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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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