The effect of worker representation on employment behavior in Germany another case of -2.5% by John T. Addison

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  • Works councils -- Germany.,
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Statementby John T. Addison, Paulino Teixeira.
SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1188, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1188
ContributionsTeixeira, Paulino.
LC ClassificationsHD5701
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Open LibraryOL3478876M
LC Control Number2005619102

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Addison, Paulino Teixeira, Philipp Grunau, Lutz Bellmann. Germany is long established as the economic powerhouse of Europe and several economists have cited the country's distinct worker representation model as the basis for much of the country's success.

The hiring and employment of older workers in Germany: A comparative perspective John S. Heywood Uwe Jirjahn J Labour Market Res () – Reputation concerns or worker representation may help 5 Goldin () makes a similar argument claiming that women are a negative effect on the level of employment in general.

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Along the same vein as work-life balance, Germans are afforded (legally and culturally) more paid vacation time than many other countries. In Germany, 30 business days ( weeks) is the norm. In Germany people typically take their vacations in July, August, and December.

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Employee Representation at the Enterprise in Germany Employee Representation at the Enterprise in Germany Bernd Waas* A. Introduction The essential feature of the German employee representation sys tem is the dualism of the representation of workers interests by trade unions, on the on e hand, and of works councils, on the other BibTeX @MISC{Addison04oflaborthe, author = {John T.

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As a result of the changes in the German Residence Act, the so called “job market test” is no longer required if an employment contract can be presented. The Taft-Hartley Act ofhowever, introduced the concept of “right-to-work.” This new legislation meant that employment could not be terminated simply because a worker did not join the union or pay union dues.

The decision to adopt the practice of “right-to-work. Even where a contract specifically describes a worker as an independent worker, that worker can still, in fact, be an employee given the circumstances of their employment relationship, and can still be entitled to the same rights as an employee.

German law has traditionally distinguished between blue-collar workers and white-collar workers. employment relations climate and with lower voluntary quit rates.

However, these findings on the effects of worker representation are only statistically significant where representation has a dual-channel format, combining both trade union and works council representation. Germany (Addison et al, ).

On establishment level, worker representation is mainly ensured by the works council, which is the only representative workers body in German law.

It has various duties, with co-decision right many areas, including OSH. The works council also has members on the safety committee. Only around a sixth of employees in Germany are union members, although the decline in union density has slowed in recent years.

The vast majority of union members are in the main union confederation, the DGB, but within it individual unions, like IG Metall andhave considerable autonomy and influence. This book will especially help foreign in-house counsels and human resources managers at international companies to understand the complex legal regulations concerning labour and employment law in Germany.

All three editors of the book, Dr. Jens Kirchner, Pascal R. Kremp and Michael Magotsch, are experienced legal professionals at the Frankfurt. Importance of Employee Behavior in an Organization. Employees play a significant role in the dynamics of a small business work environment.

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Book Description: This book informs debates about worker participation in the workplace or worker voice by analysing comparative historical data relating to these ideas during the inter-war period in Australia, Canada, Germany, the UK and the US.

The general objective of the study was to examine the effects of short term employment on an organization. Other specific objectives were as follow: i.

To determine the effects of hiring staff on short term employment to an organization ii. To determine how short-term employment affect productivity of staff and the organization.

iii. An employment law guide to employee rights in Germany, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holidays and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, parental leave, carer's leave, force majeure leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, temporary agency work, posted workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, data protection and sources/references.

In practice, works councils are set up especially in medium size and big enterprises, and much more rarely in small enterprises: In Germany, works councils are organized in per cent of establishments employing more than 1, workers, but only in % of establishments employing from 5.

With effect from 1 Januarythe German legislation on temporary employment will be reformed, as the Federal Cabinet recently passed a draft law regarding this matter on 1 June These changes are designed to address the misuse of temporary employment and to strengthen the position of temporary employees.

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This dilemma exists in circumstances where agents are motivated to act in their own best interests, which are. Germany and the USA have long had very different systems of legal representation and rights at work. Yet developments in each country may have lessened the extent of these differences and whether they matter, especially from the point of view of workers.

This paper draws on a telephone survey of employees in Germany and the USA to explore. The workers’ council and the employer may also conclude works agreements in order to create general rules on working conditions.

Such agreements have immediate and binding effect on the individual employment contract (§ 77 sec. 4 BetrVG). The effect of culture on work values has been studied in a number of ways, largely from a western perspective. Studies have predominantly employed questionnaires as the principal agent of.

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Being one of the most successful economies in Europe (Müller-Jentsch, Keller, & Jacobi, ), the German industrial relation system is regarded to encourage workplace cooperation in high-quality production and the economic prosperity contributes in general to a peaceful and collaborative work.

Research has regularly demonstrated that when employees feel empowered at work, it is associated with stronger job performance, job satisfaction, and commitment to the organization. Many leaders. All respondents were living in Germany and were selected using random-digit-dial sampling.

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Workplace representation in Europe, Through employees representatives. Through union bodies. Main employee representation at workplace through: Works council or employee representative. Threshold. Union delegation or union representative. Threshold a) Austria. From 5 employees. There is no direct trade union representation in the workplace.

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