27 Het Financieele Dagblad May 17, 2002 AMSTERDAM KIEST TEGEN VERZELFSTANDIGING GVB AMSTERDAM
28 Het Financieele Dagblad (English) May 21, 2001 Nuon's German plans set back by referendum
29 Electric Utility Week International August 14, 2000 BOWING TO PUBLIC SENTIMENT, LATVIA HALTS PRIVATIZATION OF UTILITY WITH 2,038 MW
30 Brendan Martin. European Integration And Modernisation Of Local Public Services: Trade Union Responses And Initiatives. (EPSU 1996) chapter 5
31 Blumner et al. Aspiring To Excellence:Comparative Case Studies of Public Sector Management-Management Cooperation in New York State. Department of City and Regional Planning Cornell University June 1998
32 SAMWU. Submission to Local Government Sector Summit June 2004 http://www.samwu.org.za/sectorsummit.htm
33 See http://www.epsu.org/r/72
34 See http://www.world-psi.org/utilities
35 Council Directive 2001/23/EC. A summary of the law, and links to the full text, are at http://europa.eu/scadplus/leg/en/cha/c11330.htm .
36 The text quoted comes from the agreements with Moldova, Morocco and Tunisia. See http://www.psiru.org/reports/2006-01-EU-ENP.doc for a full discussion of the EU Neighbourhood Policy: section 5.6 covers trade union rights and social protection.