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About: European Policy Issues

European Policy Issues

GMB is at the forefront of the European trade union campaign to balance the social and economic dimensions of Europe and ensure a future for our European Social Model. More

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Posting of Workers

Posting of Workers

Workers who are transferred on a temporary basis from one EU state to another or from outside the EU into an EU country are known as 'posted workers'. More

Working Time

Working Time

The potential health and safety hazards of working excessively long hours are clear and trade unions around the world have long campaigned for a reasonable limit to working hours. More

Public Procurement

Public Procurement

GMB has a long history of working on Public Procurement through two revisions of these Directives at EU level. More

Temporary Agency Workers

Temporary Agency Workers

Trade unions are campaigning at European and national level to get a fair deal for temporary agency workers. More

European Works Councils

European Works Councils

The European Work Councils Directive provides the right for workers in multinational companies operating in Europe to meet and receive information and consultation. More