The chapter provides an overview of the Vienna Memorandum Group and its activities. WMG is an example of multilateral cooperation between branch trade unions, from both the new (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary) and the old (Austria, Germany – Bavaria) EU member states in the metal field. The chapter provides insights into WMG work by answering following questions: (1) How do trade unions from the new and old EU Member States work together in this trade union network; (2) What are major activities of the Vienna Memorandum Group; (3) How is the network perceived; (4) What is the noteworthiness and concrete use of this network.
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Langraf, Christin and Zdenka Mansfeldová
Trade Unions from the New EU Member States that Are in Multilateral Cooperation. The Example of the Vienna Memorandum Group
Langraf, Christin and Zdenka Mansfeldová. 2015. „Trade Unions from the New EU Member States that Are in Multilateral Cooperation. The Example of the Vienna Memorandum Group.“ Pp. 125-137 in: Landgraf Christin, Pleines Heiko (eds.). Interest Representation and Europeanization of Trade Unions from EU Member States of the Eastern Enlargement. Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag. 322 s. ISBN 978-3-8382-0734-6.