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Overview on new articles in the directive

The table provides an overview of new articles in Directive 2009/38/EC

No.

Issue

Article (body of the directive)

Recital

Remarks

1

Transnational character of information & consultation / competence of EWC

1.2

10.1

12, 16

Transnationality / competence to collectively represent employees’ interests

2

Minimum burden on companies

2.1 g

9

 

3

Minimum limitation of decision making power of management

1.2

14

 

4

Information and consultation – definitions

1.2; 1.3; 2.1 f and g

14, 15, 21, 22, 23, 36, 37, 43

 

5

Relationship EWC – national bodies of information & consultation

12

21, 29

 

6

Information to commence negotiations for an EWC

4.4; 5.2 b and c)

25

 

7

Role of trade unions

2.2 c); 5.4

27

 

8

Termination & renegotiation clauses in agreements

6.2 g)

28

 

9

Select Committee

6.2 e)

30

 

10

Agreements in force and adaptation clause

6.2 g); 13; 14

39, 40

 

12

Content of agreements

6.2 b), c), e) and g)

   

13

Informing back employees

10.2; 12.2

33

 

14

Entitlement to training

12.4

   

15

Sanctions

 

36

 

16

Means for EWCs

10.1

 

Not only an EWC collectively, but its members

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