European works councils
are a place for monitoring and checking differences in health, safety and environmental standards across Europe.
While the UK's conversion to the principles of employee consultation is fairly recent, Works Councils
have long been established features of enterprise structures in most of Western Europe.
are defined here as 'institutionalized bodies for representative communication between a single employer (management) and the employees (workforce) of a single plant or enterprise' (p.
Follow progress closely on National Works Councils
Contemporary works councils
in Western Europe, for example, were typically established in the wake of World War II, spurred by the need for mechanisms of representation, social peace, and labor-management cooperation in the rebuilding of postwar economies.
union officials have expressed concern that German workers place more importance on their works councils
than on local unions, and in a U.
But the regional daily "Braunschweiger Zeitung" reported Friday that at least part of the investigation centered on whether the remuneration for works council
chief Bernd Osterloh had been too high.
Impacted by terrorism, Tunisia is no longer on the list of countries proposed by the French works councils
We argue that works councils
and their right to block monitoring of workers can act as a commitment device of firms to mitigate product market competition.
Carlyle and PAI made their offer on 3 April, when Schneider said they will enter the final stage of the negotiations once the consultation with French works councils
Volkswagen wants to create works council
at the plant, which represents both blue collar and salaried workers.
This paper investigates the role of works councils
in a simple agency framework in which works councils
are supposed to monitor manager's information on behalf of the workforce.