The Nordic Model Is No Longer A Holy Grail

March 10, 2015

Philippe-PochetThe European social model, virtually forgotten since the 2000s, is making a long-overdue comeback as the effects of the 2008 financial crisis continue to damage European society and exacerbate inequality levels. But this welcome change coincides with significant upheavals in the Nordic model, always seen as “best-in-class”. This has elemental consequences for Europe’s trade unions. Read more. Article penned by Philippe Pochet,General Director of the European Trade Union Institute.