Europe – ETUI launches book on workers’ rights during company takeover

October 11, 2016

The main conclusion of the recent book edited by Jan Cremers and Sigurt Vitols, «Takeovers with or without worker voice», is that the EU Takeover Bids Directive needs to be revised, as it does not provide an adequate level of workers’ rights in its current form. The book can be accessed here, for free: http://www.etui.org/Publications2/Books/Takeovers-with-or-without-worker-voice-workers-rights-under-the-EU-Takeover-Bids-Directive


USA – Data on reemployment released

October 11, 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics from the United States Department of Labor has released data on reemployment per sector. These data can be found here: http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/two-thirds-of-workers-displaced-from-2013-to-2015-were-reemployed-in-january-2016.htm