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SPEEED– Social Partner Engagement and Effectiveness in European Social Dialogue

Research project
Active research
Project size
304 434
Project period
2017 - 2018
Project owner
Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap

Short description

The project studies European sectoral social dialogue in the metal and hospital sectors. The project is funded by the European Commission (DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion). PI: Dr. Barbara Bechter, Durham University. The project aims to identify what factors that determine the effectiveness of the 43 sectoral social dialogues between employer organizations and trade unions in the EU-28, and, through an in-depth study of the health care and metal sectors, to understand what creates engagement and obstacles in the dialogues.