European legislation and developments

Read about relevant legislative developments at European level or explore the sources of European Law.

The Revised European Social Charter - An article-by-article commentary

Available online

Council of Europe HELP course on Labour Rights

The course "Labour Rights as Human Rights" is freely available in self-learning format.

The ETUCLEX competition law Workshop took place on 7 and 8 December 2022

Here you can find all related information, including the presentations delivered at the workshop.

The ILO requests that Belgium take action to ensure the Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining is guaranteed

Three Belgian Trade Unions - the Confederation of Christian Trade Unions (CSC), the General Labour Federation of Belgium (FGTB) and the General Confeder

European Court of Human Rights Knowledge Sharing platform

The ECtHR's Knowledge Sharing platform (ECHR-KS) was launched on 18 October 2022 with the mission to share Convention case-law knowledge, complementing the e

France found in breach of European Social Charter

European Committee of Social Rights considers the reforms of the French Labour Code violated article 24b of the European Social Charter

National developments

Read about relevant legislative developments at national level submitted by our affiliates.

Legislation in Romania expands trade union rights

A legislative proposal on social dialogue provides trade unions with new rights and powers

Extension of paid Parent’s Leave and Benefit to 7 weeks in Ireland

Parents can avail of 7 weeks' paid Parent’s Leave and Benefit

New Legislative Package on paternity leave in Malta

Paid paternity and parental leave officially established

International legislation and developments

Read about relevant legislative developments at international level or explore the sources of International Law.

70 Years of the ILO Committee on Freedom of Association: A Reliable Compass in Any Weather

The contributions in this celebratory volume highlight the diverse aspects of the CFA’s broad impact on respect for this fundamental right, based on careful

Taken for a Ride: Litigating the Digital Platform Model

The ILAW Network is pleased to present this report, Taken for a Ride: Litigating the Digital Platform Model

New complaint presented by trade union organisations before the Single Entry Point (SEP) of the European Commission

For the first time since its creation, a complaint has been presented by trade union organisations before the Single Entry Point (SEP) of the European Commis

Trade unions file a complaint with the ILO against the UK

P&O Ferries' illegal firing of seafarers without consultation is a serious violation of the ILO's principles concerning the freedom of association and co