Labour Disputes

In times of economic crisis and overhaul economic and social reforms, labour disputes are a common feature of workplace relations. Prevention and settlement of such disputes in a peaceful, fair and cost-effective manner, likely to avoid social unrest, are critical for the economic growth and social progress of the country


The activities provided by ESAP aim to enhance the mechanisms for the amicable settlement of labour disputes and facilitate an interactive sharing of experience and good practices of alternative labour disputes resolution, which will support the participating countries shape disputes prevention policies and workplace strategies.

ESAP immediate objectives

  • Establishment of Western Balkan Network of Agencies for Peaceful Settlement of Labour Disputes.
  • Case Database enabling systematic knowledge-, practice- and case information sharing with their peers, and disseminate innovative solutions in place.