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beneficial constraints

beneficial constraints  

This concept was developed by the German political scientist, Wolfgang Streeck. It refers to institutions that constrain employer behaviour, and which may initially be resisted as a consequence, but ...
European Works Council

European Works Council  

(EWC)A representative body of workers established for the purpose of information-sharing and consultation on transnational issues in multinational companies operating in Europe. Although there are ...
industrial democracy

industrial democracy  

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Participation in company management by employees. This may take the form of including directors elected by employees on the board of directors. See also employees' share scheme.
Social Chapter

Social Chapter  

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A chapter of the Maastricht Treaty of 1993, dealing largely with social questions, including employment protection and works councils. The UK government chose originally to opt out of this section of ...
worker participation

worker participation  

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Participation by workers in the process of decision-making in a firm. This varies widely between firms. At the one extreme are producers' cooperatives, or worker-controlled firms, where the workers ...
works councils

works councils   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Law

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2009
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Law
Length:
273 words

In broad terms, a works council is a body established within a company, or other place of work, to

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