Forschungs- und Beratungsstelle Arbeitswelt (FORBA)
The Working Life Research Centre (FORBA) is an interdisciplinary research institute with a focus on national and international research. The scientific work is specialised in current topics of labour research. Integrating the disciplines of sociology, political science, economics and business informatics, FORBA conducts basic and applied research. The transfer of scientific knowledge into social practice is an integral part of the institute’s activities.
BTB-ABVV is a Belgian trade union and represents all employees in the maritime sector, the dock workers, the workers in the air handling, in goods and passenger transport and in logistics. BTB is affiliated with the European Transport Trade Union (ETF) and the International Transport Trade Union (ITF-International Transport Workers’ Federation).
HIVA — Research Institute for Work and Society is a multidisciplinary research institution at KU Leuven. HIVA carries out scientific policy-oriented research. HIVA’s research responds very specifically to all sorts of questions posed by policy-makers. HIVA provides high-quality research and engages in the broad dissemination of this knowledge and insights through publications and the organisation of numerous training initiatives such as seminars, conferences and workshops.
The Multicultural Center Prague (MKC) is a non-profit organisation engaged in the pursuit of educational and research activities in the fields of international migration, social inclusion of Roma and educational activities. MKC is also active in the networks advocating for social justice and inclusion (Solidar, Electronics Watch, DARE).
The Independent Trade Union of Slovenia is an independent, voluntary, non-profit organization of workers and other interested persons, whose aim is to express and realize their individual and shared interests as members, and to implement and protect their economic, material and social position and the rights of workers.
“vida” is the trade union for transport service workers within the umbrella organization of all Austrian trade unions, the Austrian Trade Union Federation (ÖGB). It represents the concerns of more than 135,000 workers in transport and services professions in the following sectors: transport (civil aviation, road transport, railways, inland waterways), health (employees in private and order’s hospitals and medical practices), private services (e.g. industrial cleaning), and social services (e.g. nursing staff in care homes), tourism, gastronomy and catering.
NSZZ “Solidarność” is an independent and self-governing Polish trade union. It’s main objectives are: safeguarding workers’ rights, preventing unemployment, providing for workers’ opportunities to develop their professional competencies, entering into social dialogue to balance employers’ and employees’ interests, having impact on social and economic policy, acting for the benefit of disabled people, strengthening and protection of family life, cooperation with international organisation aimed at protection of workers’ interests, representing workers’ interests internationally.