ERIC Number: ED312509
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Committed to Partnership. Free Collective Bargaining in the Federal Republic of Germany/Social Partners: Trade Unions and the Employeers' Associations.
Sounderienst, n6 1989
This report presents a history and overview of the collective bargaining process and trade unions in the Federal Republic of Germany. Topics covered include the following: (1) social partners--trade unions and the employers' associations; (2) the history of free collective bargaining; (3) free collective bargaining after World War II; (4) the Collective Bargaining Act; (5) the collective wage, framework, and basic agreements; (6) equal rights for all; (7) partners and parties to collective agreements; (8) the round of negotiations, arbitration, and industrial action; (9) strike and lockout; (10) examples of collective agreements in practice; (11) works constitution and codetermination; (12) foreign employees also entitled to vote; (13) the sociopolitical aims of the trade unions; and (14) outlook for the future. A list of addresses of union and employer groups is included in the report. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Inter Nationes, Bonn (West Germany).
Identifiers - Location: West Germany