Economic and Labor Policy

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The global financial and economic crisis, its aftermath and the crisis of the European Union are unique challenges for the transatlantic partners. We contribute to a political dialogue on economic and labor relations with a special focus on economic opportunity, inequality, labor relations and trade on both sides of the Atlantic. We actively engage with policy makers, economists and unions from Europe, the United States and Canada to promote progressive economic ideas, just jobs, social justice and the democratization of the workplace. We also advance a fair trade agenda that expands opportunities for all with programs on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Canada-European Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

Events

VIDEO CLIPS of the 9th Annual Conference on Turkey

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German American Relations | The Linchpin for Western Democracy?

Public Event & Reception: November 15, 2018, 6:30 PM. Coming off fresh state elections in Germany as well as the U.S. midterms we are offering a deep...

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The Past and Future of Progressive Transatlantic Politics

Public Event w/ Prof. Norman Birnbaum, MP Rolf Mützenich, and MEP Reinhard Bütikofer - April 9, 2018, 12:00 PM

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Latest Publications

JustJobs Network 2018 Signature Volume

People on the Move - Advancing the Discourse on Migration & Jobs

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Strategy Debates of US-American Parties for the Midterm Elections 2018

How are political movements positioned? How do they react to changes in the society and with which topics do they position themselves where in the...

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Codetermining the Future of Work: Lessons from Germany

By Thomas A. Kochan, Wilma B. Liebman, and Inez von Weitershausen

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  • Photo: German Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Andrea Nahles

JustJobs Network (JJN)

The JustJobs Network (JJN) - which the FES office in Washington, DC is part of - is a diverse global network of research and advocacy organizations focused on labor and employment issues. The JJN was founded within the Center for American Progress and became an independent organization in 2013, with a dual presence in Washington, DC and New Delhi.

Website of JustJobs Network

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Economic and Labor Policy

Knut Panknin
+1-202-408-5444 #103
k.panknin[at]fesdc.org

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