Every day, when workers enter their companies and organizations, they experience a significant decrease in their rights. From being citizens with fundamental rights like freedom of speech and voting, they become employees in a company ruled by authority rather than democracy. The capitalist organization of the firm fits uneasily with democracy. To smooth this daily […]
Sara Lafuente Hernández and Stan De Spiegelaere
Sara Lafuente Hernández is researcher at the European Trade Union Institute in Brussels. Her research focuses on the Europeanization of industrial relations and board level employee representation. She was awarded a three-year ITN Marie Curie grant to conduct her PhD at the Free University of Brussels, dealing with multi-level European industrial relations in the electricity sector. Stan De Spiegelaere is researcher at the European Trade Union Institute in Brussels since 2015. His research focuses on European Works Councils and workers participation.