South-Eastern Europe Region & Baltic States

For more information please contact Peter Scherrer, General Secretary and Mina Vukojicic, Policy Adviser.

Baltic States

Since May 2004 Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are full members of the European Union. Consequences of this process – accelerating economic and political integration - mean also immense challenges for trade unions.

Despite many efforts trade unions in the Baltic States remain in a very difficult situation. Unionisation rates have fallen to about 15%, there are few collective agreements and union structures remain weak.

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