European Social Charter



  • noun a charter for employees, drawn up by the EU in 1989, by which employees have the right to a fair wage, and to equal treatment for men and women, a safe work environment, training, freedom of association and collective bargaining, provision for disabled workers, freedom of movement from country to country, guaranteed standards of living both for the working population and for retired people.


  • noun a charter for workers drawn up by the European Union in 1989, setting out the rights for workers to fair treatment and pay