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Implementation period: 15/12/2014 - 15/12/2016
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Following the successful implementation of the project “WIM: Workers involvement for better and sustainable management in undertakings in Slovenia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia”, which identified the current state of affairs and existing legislation that regulating employee involvement in undertakings in Candidate Countries, and initiated actions to familiarize the social partners and actors at company level with the content of EU law on employee involvement, project partners expressed their interest to participate in the follow-up project WIM 2.

Objectives of the project:

  • make the social partners and actors at company level acquainted with the relevant content of employee involvement and instruct them on the importance of effective employees’ representation bodies to contribute to company decisions reinforcing business competitiveness and results and more efficient coping with the challenges of global competition;
  • initiate transnational actions and co-operation for improvement of current situation of employee involvement in New Member States and Candidate Countries;
  • promote the EU law and policies on employee involvement in participating countries, namely through exchange of information, expertise and good practice, as well as creating favorable conditions for the setting up of mechanisms and national information, consultation and participation bodies;
  • examine the feasibility of adaptation and implementation of the Acquis Communautaire (EU law and standard) and prepare recommendations/starting point for the legislation on employee involvement;
  • adapt relations between employers and employees to changes in employment and work related challenges, such as the modernization of labor markets, quality of work and decent work in order to increase employment and remain competitive.

Project partnership:

  • ZDS - Association of Employers of Slovenia
  • HUP – Croatian Employers’ Association
  • BCM - Business Confederation of Macedonia
  • UPCG - Montenegrin Employers’ Federation
  • CPM – Centre for Participatory Management
  • BDA – Confederation of German Employers’ Associations

Expected Deliverables:

  • recommendations/starting point for legislation on employee involvement;
  • workshops to raise awareness on EU law and policies on employee involvement;
  • Study tour to Berlin:
  • E-Leaflets on employee involvement;
  • Tailor-made survey to receive the response/suggestions from companies and other relevant stakeholders for improvement to proposed solutions;
  • Publication on employee involvement;
  • national round tables to present the project results and to discuss with the responsible bodies further steps;

Websites on employee involvement, changes in employment and work, modernization of labor market, etc.

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