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Do works councils inhibit investment?

Do works councils inhibit investment?

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Works councils -- Germany.,
    • Capital investments -- Germany.,
    • Labor unions -- United States.,
    • Capital investments -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John T. Addison ... [et al.].
      SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1473, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1473
      ContributionsAddison, John T.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5701
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3477862M
      LC Control Number2005617715

        The plan will benefit both parishes and we look forward to continuing to work with Barrowden, Wakerley and Rutland councils.” Leader of East Northamptonshire Council, Steven North “Barrowden and Wakerley are only separated by a short distance. The Saudi Council of Ministers (Arabic: مجلس الوزراء السعودي ‎ Majlis al-Wuzarā’ as-Su‘ūdī) is the cabinet of the Kingdom of Saudi is led by the King who is Prime Minister. The council consists of the Prime Minister, the Crown Prince, who is First Deputy Prime Minister, and cabinet is also the Vice President of the Council of g: book.

      How do the rights of trade unions and works councils interact? Trade unions have the monopoly of presenting candidates at the first round of the election of the works council members. Thus, generally, trade unions are represented amongst the works council members. Union delegates (cf. question ) also attend works council g: book. Works council From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A works council [1] (very rarely called " work council ") [2] [3] is a "shop-floor" organization representing workers that functions as a local/firm-level complement to trade unions but is independent of these at least in some g: investment?

      In recent years with a decline in union membership, works councils have come to be seen as a way for unions to recruit members, specifically by having works councils campaign for people to join them. Having a works council is formally mandatory, but there is no enforcement as long as the employees do not explicitly ask for an election of one; and their presence differs by . Works council Last updated Ma A works council [1] or work council [2] [3] is a shop-floor organization representing workers that functions as a local/firm-level complement to trade unions but is independent of these at least in some countries. Works councils exist with different names in a variety of related forms in a number of European countries, including Missing: book.


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Using parametric and nonparametric methods and establishment panel data, we find no evidence that the formation (dissolution) of a works council has an unfavorable (favorable) impact on investment.

Do works councils inhibit investment?. [John T Addison;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: John T Addison.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: Literaturverz. 20 - This behavior induces a decrease of productivity in the long term. However, one study does not find evidence that a works council's formation adversely affects investment [10]. Additionally, firms with works councils make higher investments in training relative to other firms, potentially in order to increase wages via higher qualification.

Do Works Councils Inhibit Investment. Theory suggests that firms confront a hold-up problem in dealing with workplace unionism: unions will appropriate a portion of the quasi rents stemming from long-lived capital. As a result, firms may be expected to limit their exposure to rent seeking by reducing investments, among other g: book.

BibTeX @MISC{Schank05izadp, author = {John T. Schank and Thorsten Schnabel and Claus Wagner and John T. Addison and Thorsten Schank and Claus Schnabel and Joachim Wagner}, title = {IZA DP No.

Do Works Councils Inhibit Investment?}, year = {}}. Wagner, Joachim & Schnabel, Claus & Schank, Thorsten & Addison, John T., "Do Works Councils Inhibit Investment?," Discussion Pap Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Chair of Labour and Regional Economics.

The rights of works councils differ from those of unions: they do not have the right to strike or to negotiate on wages [1].

The effects of works councils are manifold but also controversial. In particular, there has been an intensive debate about the impact and influence of works councils on firm by: 1. Works council members are elected by the company workforce for a four-year term.

They don't have to be union members; works councils can also be formed in companies where neither the employer nor the employees are organized. Works council representatives may also be appointed to the board of g: book. The Study of Works Councils: Concepts and Problems viding structured means of such intrafirm coordination, the thought goes, councils might help support government "modernization" policies in these areas.

What is true of economic regulation is true as well of fair labor standards,Cited by:   The results of our analysis are mixed. We find no evidence of a positive impact of French works councils on firm productivity, and in fact some limited results suggesting a negative impact on productivity.

Union status appears to have no influence whatsoever on the estimated productivity impact of works by:   No longer. Nowadays councils not only have big investment portfolios and significant public company shareholdings but, in many cases, also have the clout to make or break big commercial deals.

The greater the power of works councils, the greater will be workers' share of the economic rent. If councils increase the rent going to workers more than they increase total rent, firms will oppose them. It is better to have a quarter slice of a 12. Despite the differences in duties and focuses, there are shared core competencies involved in medical social work (Council on Social Work Education, ) and public health social work (Practice Standards Committee, ).As in Figure 1, it is clear that medical social work and public health social work are rooted in the same theoretical base and grounded by the same set of social work.

where the works councils attempted to coordinate their activities with those of the emplo-yee and trade union representatives on the Supervisory Board.

In the following the role of Supervisory Boards under German company law will be explained. Then, a brief overview over the role of works councils will be given before the. and they don’t inhibit investment or innovation.

[16] [17] Works councils have also been shown to help women, East German, and foreign workers at a higher rate compared to West German men. [14] However, they are correlated lower profitability, likely since they tend to bring higher wages, and there may not be as much benefit in smaller companies as there is in larger.

The unions have become so dependent on Works Councils for survival that they have little choice but to defend them. This is hardly a case of greater union credibility leading to increased action, rather a case of increasing disillusionment, resulting.

and town councils looking to achieve similar outcomes by working with their principal authorities. Newquay Town Council is an example of a ground-breaking single asset transfer project. The town council already has a track record of taking on some assets and services locally from their principal authority – Cornwall g: book.

Ministers are expected to call time on a spending spree by councils using cheap borrowed cash to stake multibillion-pound bets on commercial scale of local authority investment.

European regulation on giving employees a voice in multinationals is a nice example of so-called ‘regulated self-regulation’.The European directives (the original directive and the recast) define a minimum scope and some procedures, but the content of how employees in multinational firms are informed and/or consulted is left to the autonomous decision of the.

This report shows that property investment, if conducted properly, provides councils with the opportunity to raise substantial funds. APSE is not arguing that all councils can use this to meet their budget needs, but it is a further mechanism that councils can deploy to generate much needed funding to plug the gaps created by ongoing austerity.

More than 3, affordable homes will be built by councils across England thanks to government investment of £ million, says Mr Lewis. The second round of funding via the housing revenue account (HRA) borrowing programme means 21 councils will be able to additionally borrow almost £ million over.

In the last 10 years I have asked more than 1, councillors from the three main political parties one simple question: who runs your council, you or the officers?

Each time, I get the same answers.In what circumstances will a works council have co-determination rights, so that an employer is unable to proceed until it has obtained works council agreement to proposals?

Generally, the events requiring the employer to undertake an information and consultation procedure with Trade Unions and/or works councils do not imply that an Missing: book.