Works Councils as Crucial Social Institutions of Labor Regulation and Participation. Friedrich Fürstenberg’s Concept of Works Councils as ‘Boundary Spanning Institutions’

@inproceedings{Pries2019WorksCA,
  title={Works Councils as Crucial Social Institutions of Labor Regulation and Participation. Friedrich F{\"u}rstenberg’s Concept of Works Councils as ‘Boundary Spanning Institutions’},
  author={L. Pries and R. Lansbury},
  year={2019}
}
  • L. Pries, R. Lansbury
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • One of the most outstanding models of workers’ participation at plant level is the German system of co-determination or Mitbestimmung. Herein, Works Councils are elected every four years by all workers and employees of a single plant, independently of being unionized or not. From an international perspective, the system of Works Councils is difficult to understand and raises many questions. Trade unions often see Works Councils as a competition to the logic of trade unions. Management also is… CONTINUE READING