|Original name:||L÷g um evrˇpsk samstarfsrß Ý fyrirtŠkjum nr. 61/1999|
|Name:||Act on European Works Councils in Undertakings, No. 61/1999.|
|Subject(s):||Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line in English Ministry of Welfare, Iceland PDF of Act in English as amended to Act No. 75/2018 (consulted on 2011-08-31)
|Abstract/Citation:||The aim of the present Act is to improve the right of employees to information and consultation in undertakings or groups of undertakings that operate in at least two states in the European Economic Area (EEA).
For this purpose, a European works council (hereinafter named 'works council') or a procedure, shall be established in each undertaking and each group of undertakings for the purpose of information and consultation, as specified further in this Act.