German Works Council Training in English




Module I

Introduction to the Works Constitution Act (BetrVG) 

Duties, responsibilities and obligations of the Works Council

Works Council administration, invitations, minutes of meetings, correct decision-making procedures


Module II

Co-determination rights in terms of § 87 BetrVG

Staff matters § 92-105 BetrVG

Participation rights § 80 BetrVG

Important federal labour court (BAG) rulings


Module III

Key aspects of German labour law e.g. working time law

Conciliation Board procedures

Co-determination, participation and information rights


All training material is provided in English including a translated PDF copy of the Works Constitution Act (BetrVG). Module III also includes one copy of "Key aspects of German Employment and Labour Law" by Kirchner, Kremp and Magotsch"

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Our bilingual international team is based near the northern German port city of Hamburg. Our workshops and trainings are held in both English and German. With access to a large pool of trainers we can tailor inhouse courses targeted to specific customer needs and preferences.


Works Council Trainings

We conduct trainings in English on all aspects of the Geman Works Constitution Act (BetrVG), focusing especially on the unique co-determination andparticipation rights. Please do not hesitate to call us. We can conduct these trainings both online or on location and can make you an offer tailored to your needs.


Mentoring, motivational, inter-cultural and other trainings in English

Our multi-national and well travelled-team is very experienced and feels at home in North America, Europe and southern Africa. We provide inter-cultural and Business English crash courses that make you feel comfortable when doing business in a foreign country or dealing with foreign business partners. Many of our trainings in Germany take place in English including trainings on German labour law. We can also provide assistance for experienced professionals relocating to Germany.