ILO Employment - Austria, 15.09.2010


Formation and basic rights of European works councils under Austrian law, 15/09/2010


The European Works Council Directive imposed obligations on EU member states to establish a European works council or a procedure to inform and consult employees. Austria implemented these obligations by way of an amendment to the Labour Relations Act. The act provides for specific rules on the composition of a European works council, including rules on the number of members and the allocation of seats.


Mag. Jakob Widner

LL.M. (NYU) Partner