Who we are
Austrian Chamber of Labour (AK)
The Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour (AK) is the legal body which represents the interests of approximately 3.8 million employees and consumers in Austria. It represents its members on all social, educational, economic and consumer policy-related issues at a national level and in Brussels at the European level. Furthermore, the Austrian Chamber of Labour is also part of the Austrian Social Partnership. Member of the Austrian Campaign: Human rights need laws! - So that supply chains do not abuse them. More information under: www.menschenrechtebrauchengesetze.at
Austrian Trade Union Federation (ÖGB)
Founded in 1945, the Austrian Trade Union Federation (ÖGB) is the only Austrian organization representing the interests of workers based on voluntary membership. The ÖGB is non-partisan although in its efforts to achieve its goals, it does influence politics. The ÖGB has a major function in the development of new laws: it initiates the drafting of bills and provides political reviews of and comments on bills submitted by other bodies which are then incorporated in the decision-making process. Member of the Austrian Campaign: Human rights need laws! - So that supply chains do not abuse them. More information under: www.menschenrechtebrauchengesetze.at
European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)
With 20 members from 17 countries, ECCJ brings together campaigns and national platforms of NGOs, trade unions, consumer organisations and academics to promote European laws that guarantee corporate accountability and transparency, and ensure justice for victims of corporate malpractice.
European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) represents 45 million workers from 90 national trade unions in 38 European countries and 10 European sectoral trade union federations. The ETUC is a recognised European cross-industry social partner organisation under the Treaty of the Functioning of the European Union (Articles 154-155 TFEU) . The European Trade Union Confederation speaks with a single voice on behalf of European workers to have a stronger say in EU decision-making.
Friends of the Earth Europe (FOEE)
Friends of the Earth Europe is the largest grassroots environmental network in Europe, uniting more than 30 national organisations with thousands of local groups. We are the European arm of Friends of the Earth International which unites 75 national member organisations, some 5,000 local activist groups, and over two million supporters around the world.