The history of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
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- Unions still firm behind shorter
- ETUC—The European Trade Union Confederation press
release, 6 October 1997. Accommodation of the drive for a
shorter work week with Europe's high unemployment rate
through job expansion.
- Building a European social movement
- International Viewpoint, 6 November
1997. Preparations for the coming employment summit on 20
November. Critical of ETUC and pushes for more ambitious
- Unions Call for Equitable Distribution of
- By Tito Drago, IPS, 23 March 2000. The European Trade
Union Confederation (ETUC) is going before the European
Union (EU) at its special summit in Lisbon to demand the
implementation of measures that ensure better distribution
of the benefits arising from economic growth and greater
respect for social and labour-related advances.
- Forward to Trade unions without
frontiers (ETUI, 2001)
- By Emilio Gabaglio, ETUC General Secretary, 2001. The
history of the ETUC. Describes, but does not explain
ETUI's long history of anti-communism and the effect of
that policy on class struggle.
- ICFTU & ETUC call for European Union
action on Burma
- ICFTU Online, 24 April 2002. The ICFTU and
the ETUC have expressed their serious disappointment
concerning the Council of Ministers' decision not to
toughen the European Union's measures against the
military junta in Burma (Myanmar).
- Trade unions seek to ban genetic screening
technology from the workplace
- Cordis News, 3 November 2003. The European
trade union confederation (ETUC) has called for the
prohibition of genetic testing in the workplace, which
involves the use of a test to determine genetic makeup in
order to determine the desirability of workers.