Amendments to European Works Council Directive

Close date: 6 October 2008

The Government consults on proposed amendments to the European Works Council Directive. The Directive sets out requirements for informing and consulting employees at European level. It is implemented in the UK by the Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 1999. The European Commission has identified a number of problems regarding the application of the Directive and has published proposals to address them.
Consultation document:
A consultation on the proposal to amend the European Works Council Directive (on the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform website)