Magdalena Bernaciak is a Senior Researcher at the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) in Brussels. Her academic interests lie in the socioeconomic aspects of EU eastern enlargement and industrial relations in Central-Eastern Europe. She is the author of several journal articles on these topics and the editor of ‘Market expansion and social dumping in Europe’ (Routledge, 2015). Magdalena completed her PhD studies in Political Science at Central European University in Budapest. She was also a visiting fellow at the Institute for Economic and Social Research (WSI) in Düsseldorf and the University of Warwick’s Industrial Relations Research Unit (IRRU).