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Original name: Gesetz über die Mitbestimmung der Arbeitnehmer (Mitbestimmungsgesetz - MitbestG)
Name: Co-determination Act.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1976-05-04
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt, 1976-05-08
ISN: DEU-1976-L-13898
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt, 1976-05-08
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-07-07)
Abstract/Citation: Act respecting workers' co-management. Requires companies of over 2000 employees to have half the supervisory board of directors as representatives of workers. It applies to all German capital companies, including public companies (Aktiengesellschaft), cooperatives (eingetragene Genossenschaft), private limited companies (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung) and partnerships (Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien) if they have over 2000 employees.

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