Participation of the Works Council

• Definition of business in the modern world of work • Works council, election of the works council, central works council, representation of corporation, European works council, special representation • Valid and free company agreements • Cooperation with the works council • Negotiations regarding company agreements (payment by results, employee data systems, evaluation of employees, administrative regulations) • Company charities, company pension, support measures, social plans, arbitration board

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Felten/Goricnik/Riesenecker-Caba, Betriebsrat und Information, Manz, Wien 2017. Goricnik, Die Versetzung, Manz, Wien 2015 Kietaibl/Resch (Hrsg.), Der Betriebsbegriff in der modernen Arbeitswelt, ÖGB Verlag, Wien 2020; Körber-Risak/Wolf, Die Betriebsvereinbarung vor der Schlichtungsstelle, Manz, Wien 2016; Reissner/Neumayr (Hrsg.), Zeller Handbuch Betriebsvereinbarungen, Manz, aktuelle Auflage. Tomandl, Echte und freie Betriebsvereinbarungen, Manz, Wien 2017

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Brief lectures, role plays, discussions, group work

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Fundamentals of Applied Labour Law

Infos

Degree programme

Digital HR & angewandtes Arbeitsrecht

Cycle

Master

ECTS Credits

1.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2023

Semester

2 SS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successful completion of the course, the students can • describe the legally effective meaning and areas of responsibility of the works council • name the responsibilities and competences of the works council • offer advisory support to the company owner when it comes to negotiations regarding the drafting of a company agreement with the works council

Course code

1705-21-01-BB-DE-18