Works Councils

A works council is a shop-floor organization representing workers that functions as a local/firm-level complement to trade unions but is independent of these at least in some countries. Works councils exist with different names in a variety of related forms in a number of European countries, including Britain (joint consultative committee or employees’ council); Germany and Austria (Betriebsrat); Luxembourg (comité mixte, délégation du personnel); the Netherlands (Dienstcommissie, Ondernemingsraad) and Flanders in Belgium (ondernemingsraad); Italy (comitato aziendale); France (comité social et économique); Wallonia in Belgium (conseil d'entreprise), Spain (comité de empresa) and Denmark (Samarbejdsudvalg or SU). One of the most commonly …

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NCAER: National Council of Applied Economic Research · 6 July 2024 English

Disclaimer: The papers and the associated comments represent the views of the individual authors and do not imply agreement by the IPF Editors or the Governing Body, officers, or staff …

Analysis of Works Councils”, in Joel Rogers and Wolfgang Streeck (eds.), Works Councils: Consultation


NCAER: National Council of Applied Economic Research · 6 July 2024 English

Our takeaway from these statistics is that the growth in manufacturing productivity, as measured by sales per worker, has slowed considerably in the past decade, particularly in the several years …

Analysis of Works Councils”, in Joel Rogers and Wolfgang Streeck (eds.), Works Councils: Consultation


EU: European Union · 24 June 2024 English

establishment and functioning of European Works Councils and the effective enforcement of transnational


EU: European Union · 5 June 2024 English

Employment levels in the EU27 recovered from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020–2021 much faster than they did after the global financial crisis in 2008–2010. This was despite …

Global Union (2023), First Google European works councils to increase worker representation, web page


EU: European Union · 31 May 2024 English

establishment and functioning of European Works Councils and the effective enforcement of transnational the establishment and functioning of European Works Councils and the effective enforcement of transnational minimum standards for setting up European Works Councils (EWCs) and ensuring their effective operation minimum standards for setting up European Works Councils (EWCs), and ensuring their effective operation1 Parliament would seriously overcomplicate European Works Councils’ (EWC) functioning and run the risk of turning


EU: European Union · 28 May 2024 English

establishment and functioning of European Works Councils and the effective enforcement of transnational


BDO Australia · 14 May 2024

1 / A BDO LEGAL GUIDE TO THE S IN ESG: GREEN CLAUSES IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS A BDO Legal Guide to THE S IN ESG Green clauses in employment contracts …

trade unions or works councils is necessary. In workplaces that have works councils, the The Hungarian employee participation, as laid down in the Works Councils Act in the Netherlands ( “Wet op de Ondernemingsraden”)


EU: European Union · 24 April 2024 English

establishment and functioning of European Works Councils and the effective enforcement of transnational


EU: European Union · 23 April 2024 English

establishment and functioning of European Works Councils and the effective enforcement of transnational


EU: European Union · 19 April 2024 English

European or international trade unions or works councils related to the rights of people its own workforce European or international trade unions or works councils related to the rights of people in its own


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