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Cyprian Szyszka, Ilaria Costantini

Training catalogue EWC company-specific training

Each year, the ETUI provides training to over 1,000 employee representatives from European Works Councils, SE Works Councils or Special Negotiating Bodies. Our mission is to impart practical know-how in order to strengthen the distinctive role of EU-level employee representatives. Our educational...

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Sara Lafuente Hernandez, Stan De Spiegelaere, Romuald Jagodzinski

Relations between European works councils and board-level employee representatives

European Works Councils (EWC) face many limitations in terms of timing and quality of information and consultation. One way of addressing this is through communication with board-level employee representatives. The mere presence of a board-level employee representative is not related to better EWC...

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Stan De Spiegelaere, Romuald Jagodzinski, Jeremy Waddington

European Works Councils: contested and still in the making

Following the adoption of Council directive 94/45/EC (the EWC directive) more than 1,250 EWCs were established. This industrial relations institution was intended to ensure transnational information and consultation were available to worker representatives within MNCs that met the thresholds of the...

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Romuald Jagodzinski, Sjef Stoop

How to deal with confidential information

This training manual deals with two serious forms of obstruction that management may use to block information flows. Firstly, management may label information as ‘confidential’, thus forbidding the EWC to share this information with others (including the employees it represents or local works...

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