Repository of legislation on workers' participation

This section features a collection of legislative acts providing information, consultation or participation rights for workers and their representatives. For some of the acts we provide national transpositions, including a translation into English.

  • EWC Recast Directive 2009/38/EC with national transpostions
  • Directive 2001/86/EC concerning workers' participation in SE with national transpostions
  • national level regulations on Board-level employee representation
  • Framework Directive 2002/14/EC on informing and consulting workers at plant level
  • Directive on cross-border company mergers
  • Directive on cross-border company divisions
  • Directive on cross-border company conversions
  • Directive on corporate social responsibility
  • Company law Directives
  • Directive on workers participation in the European Cooperative (SPE)

The ETUI has a long-standing research focus on monitoring and analysing legislation from a European perspective. Therefore, below you can also find find further reading on:

Finally, we provide access to case law and jurisprudence related to selected directives (EWC Directive, Company law, SE).