Belgian legislation ensures that leave period entitlement is maintained in the event of illness during holidays

Law of 17 July 2023 was published in the Belgian Official Gazette (Moniteur belge)

French government tackles what it considers an increase in "convenient sick leave"

On 27 September 2023, the Social Security Financing Bill 2024 was presented which would suspend the payment of daily allowances by the health insurance schem

New issue of the Global Labour Right Reporter published

Global Labour Rights Reporter Vol. 3 Issue 1: Protecting the Labour Rights of Migrant Workers and Refugees

TUC to report UK government to the ILO over Strikes Act

ETUC general secretary Esther Lunch warns UK will be “an international outlier” on labour standards

Upcoming events

Enforcing workers’ rights in Europe through strategic litigation

SAVE THE DATE: The 2023 NETLEX conference will take place in Bratislava on 9 and 10 November 2023

SAVE THE DATE: Next meeting of the Fundamental Rights and Litigation Advisory Group on 8 November 2023

Cases under discussion

In the ETUCLEX litigation section, logged-in members of the network can share information and discuss pending cases of strategic importance to the trade union movement.


ETUCLEX is the human rights, legal and strategic litigation network of the European Trade Union Confederation and its affiliates.