Supporting Projects

BSLFmobINIT The seed money project BSLFmobINIT aims at the development of a work and project plan for a new BSLF Flagship initiative, addressing mobility of labour in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR). The Flagship Initiative idea has been developed within the Baltic Sea Labour Forum (BSLF) and is therefore directly linked to it. The BSLF consist 28 organisations- representing trade unions and employers associations as well as the Baltic Sea… Continue reading

Denmark

Employers Associations Confederation of Danish Employers (DA): www.da.dk The Confederation of Danish Employers (DA), founded in 1896, is a non-profit organisation funded by subscriptions from member organisations. DA represents 14 employers’ organisations with a membership of more than 28,000 Danish private companies in manufacturing, retail, transport, services and construction. DA’s main activities are the following: • coordination of… Continue reading

Mobility of Labour

The Baltic Sea Region (BSR) has a high mobility rate which is predicted to increase, due to free movement of the labour force over the next years. Care must be taken to safeguard fair competition for enterprises in order to secure a sustainable social development of the whole BSR. The aim sought by BSLF is to ensure that norms, responsibilities, conditions, rules and labour relations in each country are the same for foreign and domestic… Continue reading

Poland

Trade Unions The All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions OPPZ: www.opzz.org.pl The All Poland Alliance of Trade Unions (OPZZ) is a left-wing nationwide inter-union organisation of a confederation structure, established by nationwide trade unions and trade union associations on November 24th, 1984. OPZZ associates 86 nation-wide trade union organisations (uniform trade unions and federations) grouped in 9 branches: Mine, Chemical &Energy;… Continue reading

About BSLF

The Baltic Sea Labour Forum (BSLF) is a platform for exchange of experience and communication between the key labour market actors in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR). It was founded November 2011 as one of the main results of the Baltic Sea Labour Network (BSLN). The Baltic Sea Labour Forum brings together the key labour market actors from around the Baltic Sea Region. Steering Committee The Steering Committee is the highest strategical… Continue reading

Germany

Employers Associations AGV NORD Allgemeiner Verband der Wirtschaft Norddeutschlands e.V., Germany: www.agvnord.de 400 companies with 38.000 employees in total, mainly from the metalworking- and electrical engineering industries but also from others, are organized in the AGV NORD (General association of businesses in North Germany). It is NORDMETALL’s sister organization with the difference that the AGV NORD member companies are not be… Continue reading

Sustainable Working Life Project (ESF funded)

The European Social Fund has granted 8 million SEK for the project “Baltic Sea Labour Forum for Sustainable Working Life (BSLF-SWL)”. The overarching aim of the project is to improve working life conditions and life-long learning provisions, systems and policies for elderly in order to promote active ageing and employability. The overarching aim of the project is to improve working life conditions and life-long learning provisions, systems and… Continue reading

Finland

Trade Unions Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland AKAVA: www.akava.fi AKAVA Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland is a politically independent trade union confederation for those with a university, professional or other high level education. Akava is continuously growing and has more than 35 affiliates with altogether 570 000 members working as employees, entrepreneurs and… Continue reading