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Workers’ representatives



European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF) (1999)






Employers’ representatives



Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) (1988)


European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM) (2002)







Representativity study: Traxler, Adam (2008), Representativeness of the European social partner organisations: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/eiro/studies/tn0710037s/index.htm



Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee (SSDC)




Informal working group:












Rules of procedure:



1999, 2007



Work programme:




Joint texts

The “Railways” sectoral social dialogue has resulted, since 1986, in the adoption of 39 joint texts.

ETUI and Observatoire Social Européen (2011) European Sectoral Social Dialogue Factsheets. Project coordinated by Christophe Degryse, online publication available at www.worker-participation.eu/EU-Social-Dialogue/Sectoral-ESD