We strongly believe good cooperation with employees is the cornerstone of business success, so we always aim to resolve any issues in constructive, efficient and peaceful ways. Our employment law experts have extensive experience in collective bargaining across the region, having advised companies employing thousands of people, and successfully negotiated with trade unions and other employee representatives. When and where the law requires an internal works council to be in place, we help with establishing it and assist in its day-to-day dealings, as well as training and educating council members. Many of our clients operate globally and rely on us for help with EU-level employee representation, such as appointing local employee representatives to European Works Councils, as well as employee participation in cross-border mergers and the establishment of European Companies (SEs).
We can help you with
Information and consultation with different types of employee representative bodies
Collective bargaining negotiations and agreements
Collective disputes and strikes
Establishment of and cooperation with European Works Councils
Employee participation in cross-border mergers and SEs