Betriebsrat der Bofrost Josef H Boquoi Deutschland West GmbH & Co KG v Bofrost Josef H Boquoi Deutschland West GmbH & Co KG [2001] IRLR 403 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • European Works Council: ECJ underlines fundamental importance of employees' right to request information

    Date:
    1 May 2001

    The right of employees or their representatives to request information from their employers under the European Works Councils Directive constitutes a "necessary prerequisite" for determining whether a European-scale undertaking exists, which is itself a condition precedent for the setting up of a European Works Council or of a transnational procedure for informing and consulting employees, rules the European Court of Justice in Betriebsrat der bofrost Josef H Boquoi Deutschland West GmbH & Co KG v Bofrost Josef H Boquoi Deutschland West GmbH & Co KG.