The paper "Contemporary Developments In Employment Relations" is a worthy example of an assignment on human resources. Employee involvement is the concern and the participation of employees in making the desired decision in microeconomic and enterprise levels. It can also be defined as the opportunity given to workers to have an influence in making organization decisions not considering their position in the company (company hierarchy). Employee’ s involvement takes different forms. With reference to the theoretical sources, employee involvement includes the right to co-decide, the right to conduct an investigation, and the right to acquire information (MacLeod et, al 2009).
According to the article definition, employee’ s involvement is a procedure, consulting, informing that employee’ s trustees use then to influence the decisions made in undertakings. For example, the concept of consulting and informing employees has been established in the EU Employee Trust Act (ETA). Employees Participation Employee participation doesn’ t mean day to day decisions that are concerned with management but also concentrates on strategic and supervision growth and development of an organization. Participation takes place in different models: First, employees can form part of the administrative board, or supervisory board as the case represents itself. A model in which the employees are represented by an external body. The other model is the agreement between the management and the employees of a company. With respect to the European Companies formed through the merger, the standard principles that relate to the worker's participation apply to at least 25% of employees that had the right to participate in the decisions before the merger. Information and consultation This is the transmission of data from the employer to the employees in order to familiarize themselves with the subject matter while the consultation is the process of establishment of dialogue and exchange between employer and employee representatives.
The requirement for the provision of consultation in an organization and that of information in the organization was introduced by Council Directives 2002/14 in the Europeans Community (Gennard et al 2010).
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