Worker participation in Europe - Current developments and its impacts on employees outside the EU. Konferenzpapier präsentiert im Rahmen der AIRAANZ Konferenz "Reworking work" in Sydney von 09.-11. February 2005
|Professorship/Faculty:||Graduiertenkolleg Märkte und Sozialräume in Europa||Author(s):||Schwimbersky, Sandra||Corporate Body:||Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand <19, 2005, Sydney>|
|Publisher Information:||Bamberg : opus||Year of publication:||2005||Language(s):||English||URN:||urn:nbn:de:bvb:473-opus-690||Document Type:||Contribution to an Articlecollection||Abstract:||
Worker participation has been subject to controversial debate in Europe. Although the member states' traditions in industrial relations and especially in worker participation vary greatly, the Council of Ministers agreed on some directives in this regard, recently: the EWC directive (94/45/EC) and the information/consultation directive (2002/14/EC), and the directive (2001/86/EC) supplementing the Statute for a European Company with regard to the involvement of employees, which emphasises voluntary negotiations between employees' representatives, a so-called special negotiating body, and the management. The latter directive does not only provide information and consultation procedures but also provisions regarding board-level representation. For that reason, the focus of this paper is on the European Company (Societas Europaea = SE). In this context, the fundamental provisions regarding the SE are presented. After discussing some exemplary cases in order to demonstrate the practical implications of this legal initiative regarding employee involvement, some issues arising are examined.
|SWD Keywords:||Europäische Union / Europäische Aktiengesellschaft / Mitbestimmung / Rechtsstatus / Online-Publikation
||Keywords:||Societas Europaea, ECS, board-level representation, negotiations, scope of agreements, Societas Europaea, ECS, board-level representation, negotiations, scope of agreements||DDC Classification:||340 Law||RVK Classification:||QP 442||URI:||https://fis.uni-bamberg.de/handle/uniba/62||Release Date:||19. April 2012|