In the Czech Republic, the law on employee involvement in the European Company was adopted in December 2004.

Country overview

Lionel Fulton (Labour Research Department)

No substantial national debate on transposition.

There was no substantial national debate on the transposition of the directive into national law, although the issue of European companies has been seen as potentially important for the Czech Republic, as it could hope to attract some companies to move their head offices there. The Czech Republic also has its own domestic legislation providing for employee board-level representation in a wide range of companies. In the detailed discussions, while the unions attempted to extend employee’s rights as far as possible, the employers were concerned to keep them as limited as possible.

Special negotiating body (SNB)

Standard rules under the fallback procedure

Misuse of procedures and structural change

L. Fulton (2008) Anchoring the European Company in National Law - Country Overviews (online publication, prepared for