The added value of European works councils
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Published by AWVN in Haarlem .
Written in English


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StatementJosee Lamers.
The Physical Object
Pagination207p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18534336M
ISBN 109080316245
OCLC/WorldCa59565636

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As reported in similar studies, the necessity for social cohesion and workers motivation had as a result the adoption of EU 94/45/EC on European Works Councils (EWCs). This fact has been the cornerstone of the venture to establish a social dimension of the European Union, since it gives employees the right to information and consultation as part of the effort to develop a socially responsible   EUropean Works Councils: EUro Directive /38/EC of 6 May (Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations) [Blanpain, Roger] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. EUropean Works Councils: EUro Directive /38/EC of 6 May (Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations) › Books › Politics & Social Sciences › Politics & Government. Theory suggests that works councils may enhance firm productivity in a variety of ways: Footnote 2 They may provide a forum in which workers share valuable knowledge of production with management or in which discussions between labor and management per se yield useful ideas for productivity improvements (Freeman and Lazear ).Firms with works councils may also be more productive   European Works Councils and Industrial Relations A Transnational Industrial Relations Institution in the Making. xuzij , 0. European Works Councils

  2 The added value of works councils in multinational corporations Less labour fluctuation Enhanced trust Greater labour productivity and incremental product innovation Direct and indirect costs of employee representation Concluding remarks For the new long-term company strategy, management and works councils had workshops and sessions together, discussing the possible scenarios. The works council was involved with every step during 2-weekly meetings. Two years ago, Bank 1 decided to downsize, but informed the works councils too late. Hence, they were not ://   The true role of Works Councils were highlighted by a member of a European Trade Union, Willy Buschak. In a rare piece of candour, commenting on the failure to stop Hoover re-locating a factory in France, at the cost of hundreds of jobs, he stated; “the European Works Council cannot be looked upon as a magic tool to prevent   Institute emphasizes that academic freedom is a core value to be safeguarded and sustained. The Institute is dedicated to guaranteeing a free academic environment to conduct research, to teach, to speak and to publish, subject to the norms and standards of scholarly inquiry, without interference or penalty, wherever the

European Works Councils (EWCs) constitute the most developed arena of social dialogue in the EU’s multi-level system of employment relations. factors we a lso asse ss the explanatory value The European Works Councils Directive, when adopted in , represented a highly significant breakthrough. In the two decades since elapsed, EWCs have become one of the pillars of transnational   European Works Councils and Industrial Relations A Transnational Industrial Relations Institution in the Making. / 45   Works Councils, far from empowering people, act as a tool by which management can control and pacify people at work. The truth behind Works Councils is exposed here through the views of workers in France, who have witnessed their failure at first hand. The message is clear; there is nothing to be gained and much to lose from the introduction of a Works Council system in