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Oliver Stettes Expertise 30. November 2009 Multinational companies and collective bargaining
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Multinational companies and collective bargaining
Oliver Stettes Expertise 30. November 2009

Multinational companies and collective bargaining

German Economic Institute (IW) German Economic Institute (IW)

A relatively high proportion of multinational corporations are estimated to be covered by collective agreements due to their size. Prominent cases show that MNCs, works councils and unions have made unobtrusive use of opening clauses in sector agreements, while some relocation decisions have provoked strong resistance on the part of employees.

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