Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund

Who we are


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Blocul National Sindical (BNS)/The National Trade Union Bloc Confederation in Romania represents the rights of and campaigns on behalf of more than 350,000 working people. BNS seeks to achieve a good quality of life for everyone and a just society in which the rights of all workers and citizens are recognised. BNS is a member of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), of the Pan European Regional Council (PERC) and of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).

DGB Bildungswerk Bund

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The DGB Bildungswerk Bund is the national organisation of the Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB) for general, political and trade-union-related education and training. Among other activities, it supports people who are engaged in support of migration and equal opportunity in the world of work.


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The Austrian Trade Union Confederation (ÖGB) is a non-partisan representation of the interests of employees with 1.2 million members. The ÖGB and its seven trade unions represent the interests of all workers towards employers, the state and political parties.




The All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions (OPZZ) is the largest nationwide umbrella confederation of trade unions in Poland, comprised both of unified nationwide trade union organisations and the sectoral federations of trade unions. The OPZZ aims to ensure decent living and working conditions in the democratic society.


VASAS, the Hungarian Metalworkers' Federation, represents workers' interests in the metal, automotive, mechanical engineering, electronics and ICT industries. VASAS is more than 112 years old. Today it is one of the largest sectorial trade unions in Hungary with 20,000 active members, i.e. 20% of all workers in the sectors it covers.



The Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia is the largest trade union confederation in Slovenia. The ZSSS is a member of the Slovenian National Council and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).

Cooperating partners

DGB – Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund/Fair Mobility

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Fair Mobility is a project sponsored by the National Executive Board of the Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB). Within the framework of this project, eight Advisory Centres provide support and information on work-related and social issues for mobile workers.


DGB Bildungswerk Bund e.V. (Training Centre of DGB)
Michaela Dälken
Franz-Rennefeld-Weg 5, 40472 Düsseldorf
Telephone +49 (0)211-4301 197


Projekt DGB – Faire Mobilität
Dominique John
Paula-Thiede-Ufer 10, 10179 Berlin
Telefon: +49 (0)30 21 96 53 715



This publication has received financial support from the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation “EaSI” (2014-2020). The information contained in this publication does not necessarily reflect the official position of the European Commission.