2015 Reply to consultation on a consolidation of the EU Directives on Information & Consultation of workers

The Commission started in the context of its REFIT programme that aims at cutting back legislation, to consolidate 3 Direction related to Information & Consultation of workers.

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Ceemet key messages

  • The comprehensive Fitness check conducted in October 2012 concluded that all three directives are individually as well as collectively working well and clearly “fit for purpose”.
  • There was no evidence of duplication or contradictions which gave rise to significant practical problems. However, the consultation indicates that company level stakeholders were more critical of the uncertainties, gaps and practical problems created by the three directives.
  • The national social partners represented by Ceemet do not recognise these indications of uncertainties, gaps and practical problems.

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