Undoubtedly, the European works council
represents the jewel in the crown of European social policy.
A particularly significant development in Europe has been the introduction by the European Union of its European Works Councils
Directives (EU Directives), issued in 1994 and 1997, mandating the establishment of a European Works Council
(EWC) in larger, multinational, enterprises.
International companies need to review whether they are covered by the European Works Council
Directive and begin to plan implementation options.
In order to rekindle interest in the issue, Kester and Pinaud have assembled essays on developments in the European Community (there is a short but very useful paper by Janine Goetschy on the development of the European Works Council
Directive), Scandinavia, and six individual countries: France, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Malta, and Sweden.
ArcelorMittal met today with its European Works Council
to provide an update on the temporary suspension of production at sites in Europe.
Senior management representatives of Airbus will meet with the European Works Council
on March 7 to explain previously announced rate reductions on the A380 and A400M programs and to discuss associated implications for the workforce.
sncf is looking for a company capable of supporting it in organizing the meetings of the european works council
We were made aware of this fait accompli two days ago which is neither within the spirit nor the letter of longstanding Information and Consultation or European Works Council
This has been a clear warning that the employees of EADS will not accept decisions made to their disadvantage and over their heads," said Ruediger Luetjen, head of the company's European works council
and an IG Metall union representative.
The text removes exclusions in Directives 2008/94/EC on employer insolvency and 2009/38/EC on European works council
Mark's support formed the basis for Aesica's European Works Council
which is essential for taking the German and Italian plants forward.
At Indesit, the company's European Works Council
gathered at its headquarters in Peterborough yesterday to discuss "market conditions," but officials said discussions were "confidential.