School of Business
University of Alberta
T6G 2R6 CANADA
works council has a real right of codetermination concerning the social
works council is in a position to force an agreement for the
compensation or mitigation of the economic disadvantages suffered by the
workers through the company changes
there is no agreement, the Conciliation Committee can make a binding
decision for the Social Plan
Conciliation Committee consists of an even number of members appointed
by the Employer and Works Council and a neutral chairperson to be chosen
with the agreement of both sides. It should only attempt to reach a
voluntary agreement between the two parties. It has no means to force
the parties to come to an agreement.
Conciliation Committee Decision can be challenged in a Labor Court.