On Employee Involvement In Decision Making In The European Company, The European Cooperative Society And The Cross-Border Merger Case

Original Language Title: Par darbinieku iesaistīšanu lēmumu pieņemšanā Eiropas komercsabiedrībā, Eiropas kooperatīvajā sabiedrībā un kapitālsabiedrību pārrobežu apvienošanas gadījumā

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: For employee involvement in decision making in the European company, the European cooperative society and the cross-border merger in the chapter I General provisions article 1. The terms used in the law, the law is applied in the following terms: 1) employee involvement — the way in which employees or their representatives may influence decision making in the European company, the European cooperative society or, in the cross-border merger, the acquiring entity, including information, consultation and participation (representation);
2) information — the representative of the Committee or employee representatives on issues affecting the European company, the European cooperative societies do: a cross-border merger, the acquiring company and any of its dependent on the society or the branch, at such time, in such form and amount that allows the representation Committee or staff representatives to gain a comprehensive picture of the possible consequences and, if necessary, prepare for consultation with the company's Executive Body (the governing body);
3) consultation: dialogue and exchange of views between the Committee, the representative or representatives of the employees and the European company, the European cooperative society or, in the cross-border merger, the acquiring company's Executive Body (the governing body) at such time, in such form and amount that allows the representation Committee or the employees ' representatives, on the basis of the information received, to express the company's Executive Body (control) measures views, which would take into account the public decision making;
4) participation (representation): the representative of the Committee or staff representatives of the influence of the European company, the European cooperative society or, in the cross-border merger, the acquiring entity. This impact is by using the right to elect or appoint the executive body of the company (control) or members of the supervisory organ or the right to recommend candidates for the members of these bodies or objects to their election or appointment;
5) employees ' representatives, workers ' unions, which acts on behalf of its statutes empowered Trade Union body or official, or authorized representative of employees, elected in accordance with the labour law;
6) Member State: a Member State of the European Union, the Republic of Iceland, the Kingdom of Norway and the Principality of Liechtenstein. 2. article. The purpose of the law the purpose of the law is to define the order in which the employees are involved in decision making in the European company, the European cooperative society, and cross-border merger, the acquiring entity (hereinafter referred to as the acquiring company). 3. article. The scope of the law (1) this law shall apply where: 1) the European company or European cooperative society intended to register in Latvia;
2) European company or European cooperative society registered office is moved to Latvia;
3) the cross-border merger, the acquiring company is or will be registered in Latvia and at least one of the cross-border merging corporations the rules for participation in the force.
(2) the provisions of this law on the establishment of the special negotiating body shall apply where: 1) Latvia registered company or cooperative societies (hereinafter referred to as the founder of the company) participates in the European company or European cooperative society in the Treaty;
2) Latvia registered Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the reorganizējam society) participates in the cross-border merger process.
(3) if the European cooperative society found only natural persons or by a single legal entity and natural persons, this Act applies in such a case, when the relevant European cooperative society founders together employ at least 50 employees in at least two Member States.
(4) if the European cooperative society found only natural persons or by a single legal entity and natural persons, which together employ fewer than 50 employees, or only one Member State employs 50 staff, this law applies in such a case, when: 1) the request of at least one third of the European cooperative society and the society dependent on it staff of at least two Member States;
2) a European cooperative society registration it shall employ at least 50 employees in at least two Member States. Chapter II the negotiating and the special negotiating body article 4. Negotiating responsibility for (1) developing a European company or European cooperative society, the draft Treaty establishing the merger or conversion, also the draft Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the draft of the Treaty) or cross-border mergers, reorganization of the draft Treaty, the founding societies or societies reorganizējam negotiate with employees or their representatives about the future involvement of staff in decision making. Talks start immediately after the project of the Treaty or the reorganisation project tender contract.
(2) the negotiations on the founding societies or societies reorganizējam inform employees or their representatives on the draft Treaty establishing the reorganisation of the draft treaty or regulations and the implementation of all the founding societies or societies and the reorganizējam number of employees, as well as the measures to be taken with regard to the involvement of employees in the decision-making. 5. article. The special negotiating body (1) to establish a special negotiating group for the negotiations, representing the founding society or the society and the reorganizējam of its independent public employees. The special negotiating body may include representatives of trade unions whether or not they are the founders of the company or employees of the companies reorganizējam.
(2) the Special negotiating body shall be determined in proportion to the number of members in each Member State of the community or the existing founding reorganizējam the company and the employees of the companies dependent on them.
(3) the employees employed in the Member State in which the registered society or reorganizējam, founder of the company, which is 10 percent (or less, if not the full 10 percent) of employees employed in all the Member States, the special negotiating body representative of the employees ' representative.
(4) the number of employees is calculated from the average number of employees during the period of six months before founding or reorganisation of the draft Treaty the draft broke. Calculating the number of employees, having regard also to the employees with whom a contract of employment for a specified period.
(5) where a change in the firm or the founders society of the reorganizējam number of employees, and this affects the special negotiating body composition of the changing composition of the group.
(6) the special negotiating body shall be deemed to create, when all its members are elected.
(7) the Special negotiating body shall inform the founding societies or societies reorganizējam of your composition. 6. article. Additional representatives (1) If a European company or European cooperative society creates a Union Road, the special negotiating body shall include additional representatives from each of the Member States, to this conversation in the Group would have at least one of each of the participating company or a representative of the company reorganizējam. The special negotiating body does not include additional representatives, if they have the employees to be represented twice.
(2) in addition to the number of representatives shall not exceed 20 per cent of the number of members of the negotiating group, which is elected in accordance with article 5 of this law the second part.
(3) If a firm or the founders society of reorganizējam exceeds the number of additional space on the special negotiating group, these places are allocated to the various Member States registered company or founder reorganizējam the representatives of the employees of the companies, starting with the founding of the society or reorganizējam the representatives of the employees of the companies that have employed more staff.
(4) the provisions of this article shall also apply to cross-border mergers. 7. article. Special election for members of the negotiating team in Latvia (1), founder of the company or employees of the companies reorganizējam interests of the special negotiating body representing the current representatives of the employees if the employees decide otherwise.
(2) If the society or the reorganizējam founders society does not have any employees or representative of employees decided the special negotiating group to elect their representatives, other employees working in the procedure prescribed by law shall elect representatives to represent their interests in negotiating special. The special negotiating body shall elect a member even if the founding societies or societies reorganizējam number of employees is less than needed for the election of the representatives of the employees.

(3) If a firm or the founders society of the reorganizējam staff and workers Union representative and authorized representative of employees, employee representatives are empowered to choose a special negotiating team members in proportion to the number of employees represented, but not less than one member of the negotiating team for each founder public or public reorganizējam.
(4) the special negotiating body includes at least one representative from each of the founding companies registered in Latvia or reorganizējam societies. From Latvia's special negotiating team members must not exceed the number of the representatives of Latvia, determined in accordance with article 5 of this law, and additional representatives of Latvia defined in accordance with article 6 of this law.
(5) where a registered in Latvia, founder of the company or the company number reorganizējam is greater than the defined Latvia's special negotiating group representatives to be included in the number of all the participating companies or representatives of the companies reorganizējam agree on joint representative of employees in the special negotiating body. If no agreement is reached, Latvia employees employees represented by its founder or a representative of the company reorganizējam, which has the largest number of employees. 8. article. Decision making the special negotiating group (1) the Special negotiating body shall take decisions by a simple majority, which corresponds to reorganizējam in all the participating companies or of a majority of the employees of the companies, if this law does not set a higher number of votes.
(2) each special negotiating team member decision-making is one vote. 9. article. Decision on participation rights (1) the provisions of this article shall apply to: 1) if the European company or European cooperative society creates a combination road and at least 25 percent of the total number of employees of the participating companies was granted participation rights;
2) if the European company or European cooperative society established as holding company or how dependent society and at least 50 percent of the total number of employees of the participating companies was granted participation rights;
3) cross-border mergers.
(2) the right to limit Participation in a situation where worker participation in the European company, the European cooperative society or the acquiring entity is less than the participation in one of the founding companies or societies reorganizējam.
(3) the Special negotiating body may decide on participation restriction, if you vote not less than two-thirds of the members of the special negotiating body representing not less than two thirds of the employees of at least two Member States, which have been registered or reorganizējam the founders of the company. 10. article. An expert Special Negotiating Group has the right to call in experts. Experts shall participate in an advisory capacity the special negotiating group and a founding member of the society or the society reorganizējam meetings. 11. article. Call duration (1) negotiations started immediately after the special negotiating body is established and will continue for a maximum period of six months.
(2) the Special negotiating body and the founder of the company or the company being reorganizējam may, by mutual agreement, extended referred to in the first paragraph for a period of time up to one year from the establishment of the special negotiating body. 12. article. The decision on the application of the rules of the Member State of the European company or European cooperative society (1) If a decision on the application of the rules of the Member State of the European company or European cooperative society vote not less than two thirds of the members of the special negotiating body representing not less than two thirds of the employees of at least two Member States, which is registered to the founder of the special negotiating body may decide not to initiate the article 4 of this law referred to in the first subparagraph for negotiations or to terminate negotiations already opened, and to decide that the European company or European cooperative society regulations apply the provisions on information and consultation which is in force in the Member States where the European company or European cooperative societies employ workers.
(2) the first paragraph of this article shall suspend any adoption, measures directed to this law, in article 15 of the said agreement. In this case, not to apply this law laid down in chapter IV of the standard rules for employee involvement.
(3) the first subparagraph of this article shall not apply if the European company or European cooperative society create a transformation and be transformed into a society of employee participation in the force. 13. article. Special negotiating body the re convening (1) the special negotiating body shall be convened in writing unless it requires at least 10 percent European company or European cooperative society and the society dependent on it staff, or their representatives, but no earlier than two years after this law referred to in article 12 of the decision, if the parties agree to a shorter period.
(2) if the special negotiating body decides to resume negotiations with the European company or European cooperative society Executive (governing body), but this particular course of negotiations no agreement is reached, this law referred to in chapter IV of the standard rules for employee involvement. 14. article. The decision on the participation of employees in the application of the basic rule of the acquiring society Reorganizējam society Executive Body (institution) may decide not to initiate the article 4 of this law in the first part of these negotiations and decide that the acquiring entity apply this law referred to in article 21 of the basic employee participation. Chapter III arrangements for the involvement of employees in terms of article 15. Agreement on the terms under which the employees are involved in decision-making within (1) the Special negotiating body and the founder of the company or the company in writing reorganizējam agree on rules under which staff are involved in decision making. To check the Council of 8 October 2001, Regulation (EC) No 2157/2001 on the Statute for a European company (SE) (hereinafter Regulation No 2157/2001) article 12, second paragraph, or the Council of 22 July 2003 Regulation (EC) No 1435/2003 on the Statute for a European cooperative society (SCE) (Regulation No 1435/2003) the second paragraph of article 11 of the above conditions, the understanding on the rules under which staff are involved in the adoption, shall submit to the Registrar of companies.
(2) the Special negotiating body and the founding societies or reorganizējam companies cannot agree on the terms of employee involvement (especially in terms of participation), which is incompatible with the nature of society.
(3) the founder of the company or the executive body of the company reorganizējam (control authority) is required in the public meeting of members, or members of the general meeting the general meeting the consent referred to in the first paragraph of the agreement conclusion, if provided for by the statutes of the society. 16. article. Content of the agreement (1) this law 15. agreements referred to in article 1) includes in its scope;
2) rights of participation rules if, during negotiations, the parties agree on the participation rights of the employees, as well as the European company, the European cooperative society or the acquiring company's Executive Body (bodies) or monitoring the number of members of the institutions, one has the right to elect, appoint, recommend or oppose the employees, and the order in which workers elect, appoint, recommend or reject the organs;
3) the date of entry into force and validity duration, cases where the agreement should be reviewed, as well as its review procedure;
4) other particulars if the parties consider it necessary.
(2) the European company and the European cooperative society in addition to the first part of this article, the particulars referred to in the text of the arrangement: 1) representation of the Committee — the European company or European cooperative society interlocutors — the composition, number of members and allocation of seats;
2) representation of the functions and the Committee for the information and consultation;
3) representation Committee meetings periodicity;
4 to be allocated to the representative Committee) financial and material resources;
5) measures one or more information and consultation mechanism, if the parties agree in the course of negotiations on the establishment of such a mechanism in place of the representative Committee.
(3) the agreement shall not apply in chapter IV of this law, those basic rules of employee involvement, unless the parties agree otherwise.
(4) if the European company or European cooperative society create a transformation, the arrangement saves the text at least the founders society down the level of employee involvement.
(5) the agreement text, you can specify rules under which employees are eligible to participate in the European cooperative society at a general meeting or other meetings (if any) in accordance with article 24 of this law and the provisions of Regulation No 1435/2003, article 59 of the fourth part. Chapter IV involvement of employees in the basic rules of article 17. The involvement of employees in the application of the framework

(1) the provisions of this chapter shall apply, if the special negotiating body and the founding societies or societies reorganizējam: 1) so agree;
2) of this Act within the time limits laid down in article 11 of this law, cannot be referred to in article 15 of the agreement on the terms under which the employees are involved in decision making, and each participating company or the executive body of the company reorganizējam (control authority) agrees with the application of the general rule.
(2) Regulation No 1435/2003, article 11, second paragraph and Regulation No 2157/2001 article 12 referred to in the second subparagraph of this article, the first part of paragraph 1 in the case of the Registrar of companies or company reorganizējam submitted to the participating companies and the special negotiating body of the agreement on the application of the general rule, but the first part of this article, 2. in the case referred to in paragraph — proof of the fulfilment of the conditions mentioned.
(3) the European company or European cooperative society applied this law, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 of those basic rules of employee involvement.
(4) the acquiring entity applies this law, 21 and 24. employee participation referred to in the article. 18. article. The application of the framework for the participation of the Act 21, 22, 23, and article 24 shall apply where: 1) the European company or European cooperative society create a transformation and the rules for the participation of employees is related to the founder of the company, which is being transformed into a European company or European cooperative society;
2) European company or European cooperative society creates a combination road and at least one of the founding companies in force in terms of employee participation, at least 25 percent of the total number of employees of the participating companies is provided in the participation rights or less than 25 percent of the total number of employees of the participating companies shall ensure the rights and participation of the special negotiating body shall decide to apply the standard rules for participation;
3) European company or European cooperative society established as holding company or dependent companies in that case when at least one of the founding societies existed in the employee participation, at least 50 percent of the total number of employees of the participating companies was granted participation rights or less than 50 percent of the total number of employees of the participating companies was granted participation rights and the special negotiating body shall decide to apply the standard rules for participation;
4) cross-border mergers in the case of at least one of the reorganizējam companies existed in worker participation, 33.3 percent from reorganizējam at least the total number of employees was granted participation rights or less than 33.3 percent of the reorganizējam total number of employees of the companies was granted participation rights and the special negotiating body shall decide to apply the standard rules for participation. 19. article. The representative of the establishment and operation of the Committee (1) the Committee shall consist of the Representation of European company or European cooperative society and the society dependent on it staff, who shall be elected by the Workers Union, if it represents at least 50 percent of European company or European cooperative society employees, or authorized representative of employees, if not represented by a trade union workers.
(2) if the European company or European cooperative society is not a representation of employee representatives, the members of the Committee shall be elected by all employees working lawfully authorised representatives of employees in the election.
(3) If the representative Committee is sufficiently high, shall elect a Select Committee from among its members, comprising at most three members.
(4) the Representation of the number of members of the Committee shall be determined in proportion to the existing in each Member State, the founder of the public and employees of the companies dependent on them.
(5) employees employed in the Member State in which the registered society, and the settlor who is 10 percent (or less, if not the full 10 percent) of employees employed in all the Member States, the representative of the Committee shall be represented by one representative of employees.
(6) the European company or European cooperative society once a year inform the representative of the Committee for change, which affect the allocation of seats in the Committee. The composition of the Committee the representative clarified, to match the last change.
(7) the representative Committee of internal operation regulations are contained in the rules of procedure of this Committee adopted.
(8) the Committee shall inform the representation of European company or European cooperative society about its composition.
(9) the Representation Committee not later than four years after its creation by simple majority shall decide whether to start negotiations with the European company or European cooperative society Executive (governing body) of this law, referred to in article 15 of the agreement, or to continue to apply this law referred to in chapter IV of the standard rules for employee involvement. If the Committee decides the representation to open negotiations for the conclusion of the agreement, it has the same rights and obligations as a special negotiating group. If, after negotiations for a new agreement has been reached in article 11 of this Act within the time limits continue to apply this law referred to in chapter IV of the standard rules for employee involvement. 20. article. Employee information and consultation standard rules (1) the representative Committee engage the issues relating to the European company or European cooperative society and its underlying societies, as well as issues that are not covered by the Member or the general meeting of members within the competence of the general meeting or in one of the Member States.
(2) the representative of the Committee and the European company or European cooperative society Executive Body (the governing body) meetings shall be held not less than once a year. The aim of such meetings, based on annual reports to inform the representative of the Committee and to consult with them on the European company or European cooperative society activities and future development.
(3) the European company or European cooperative society Executive Body (management authority) shall inform the representative Committee of European company or European cooperative society Executive Body (the governing body) and the supervisory body meetings on agenda issues and representation of the Committee with copies of the documents submitted for consideration by the meeting of the shareholders or members or the general meeting of members.
(4) the European company or European cooperative society Executive Body (the governing body) prepare the second meeting referred to in the agenda and shall inform the representative Committee.
(5) the meeting with questions about: 1) the structure, economic and financial situation;
the alleged actions 2), the development of production and marketing;
3) the employment situation and its probable development;
4) investments (investment);
5) major organisational change;
6) new working methods or production processes;
7) public property or the majority of them (also unit) transfer to another location;
8) reorganization of the company;
9) the liquidation of a company or body;
10) collective redundancies.
(6) the European cooperative society in addition to the fifth subparagraph of this article, these issues take place on initiatives related to corporate social responsibility.
(7) If other circumstances arise that substantially affect the interests of the staff [including public possessions or the most (including unit) transfer to another location, the winding up of the company or body closures, collective redundancies], the European company or European cooperative society Executive Body (body) for them in due time inform the representative Committee. In this case, the representative has the right to request the Committee to organise the European company or European cooperative society Executive Body (the governing body) meeting, in order to obtain information and to consult the public on the measures to be taken which significantly affect the employees ' interests.
(8) if the European company or European cooperative society Executive Body (governing body) of the Committee's representation shall not be taken into account the views expressed by the representative of the Committee have the right to request additional meetings of the organisation to reach an agreement. If you are a joint meeting with the Evaluation Committee, it shall be entitled to participate in the representation of the members of the Committee who represent employees who are directly concerned by the measures. Such meetings do not affect European company or European cooperative society Executive Body (the governing body).
(9) Of this article the eighth meeting referred to the appointment of the Manager, decide by mutual consent on the European company or European cooperative society Executive Body (the governing body) and the representation of the members of the Committee.

(10) Before any European company or European cooperative society Executive Body (the governing body) and the representative Committee meetings the Committee members, the representative is entitled to meet without the mutual society's Executive Body (governing body) of the members present.
(11) the Committee shall notify the representative European company or European cooperative society and the society dependent on it to the representatives of the employees on the chairing of information and consultation.
(12) if necessary, the representative of the Committee used its discretion the designated experts. 21. article. Basic rules of employee participation (1) Representation Committee (European company or European cooperative society) or the employees ' representatives (the acquiring company) has the right to elect or appoint the executive body of the company (control) or members of the supervisory organ or recommend this candidate members of the institutions, or oppose their appointment or election.
(2) If the founding societies or reorganizējam societies there are different forms of participation, the special negotiating body shall decide which of the types used for the participation in the European company, the European cooperative society or the acquiring entity. Such decision of the special negotiating body shall inform the founding societies or societies reorganizējam.
(3) If the second part of that decision is not adopted, the European company, the European cooperative society or the acquiring entity uses the forms of participation that exist in society or reorganizējam the founder of the society, which has the largest number of employees, if in accordance with the procedure laid down in this law, the parties agree to a participation restriction.
(4) the European company, the European cooperative society or the acquiring company's Executive Body (bodies) or monitoring the number of members of the institution comply with the highest level of participation (number) the founder societies or societies reorganizējam.
(5) the representative Committee (European company or European cooperative society) or the employees ' representatives (the acquiring company) shall decide on the allocation of seats in the executive body of the company (the governing body) or supervisory body according to the proportion of employees in each Member State or of the manner in which employees may recommend to the Executive Body (governing body) of the members of the supervisory organ or the candidates or to oppose her appointment.
(6) any company's Executive Body (bodies) or supervisory bodies of the Member States, which designated or elected representation recommended by the Committee or the employees ' representatives are full members of the executive body of the company (control) or supervisory bodies of the Member States, and he has the same rights and obligations (including voting rights) as the executive body of the company (control) or supervisory bodies of the members representing the shareholders, members, or companions.
(7) wherever possible to ensure that each of the Member States-in particular in the Member State in which it is registered, the European company or European cooperative society in acquiring the company, the representatives of the employees to be included in the European company, the European cooperative society or the acquiring company's Executive Body (bodies) or supervisory bodies. 22. article. Basic rules of employee participation in the transformation of European companies created or the European cooperative society where the European company or European cooperative society create a transformation and participation rules apply to the founding of the company before the modification, these terms of participation shall continue to apply to the full extent after the European company or European cooperative society registration. 23. article. The rules for the participation of employees in the European company or European cooperative society with regard to the transfer of the registered office in the case of the European company or European cooperative society registered office moved to Latvia and the participation rules are applicable to the European company or European cooperative society before the transfer of the registered office, the participation rules fully apply after the European company or European cooperative society with regard to the transfer of the registered office to Latvia. 24. article. Employee participation in the framework of cross-border mergers within three years after the cross-border merger registration in acquiring Corporation, which introduced the provisions of employee participation, ensure their application in connection with the reorganization of the domestic corporation concerned. Chapter v special rules for the participation of employees in the European cooperative society article 25. Employees in the European cooperative society to participate in the general meeting in accordance with the provisions of Regulation No 1435/2003, article 59 of the fourth part the limits laid down in the European cooperative society, the employees or their representatives with voting rights, participating in the European cooperative society at a general meeting of members or other meeting (if any), if: 1) the special negotiating body and the founder of the public agree this law referred to in article 15;
2) cooperative societies in which certain employees of the company's voting rights in the general meeting of members or other meeting (if any) is converted to a European cooperative society;
3) European cooperative society founded in different, not a transformation in society and a founding member of staff are laid down in the voting rights of the members of the cooperative society in the general meeting or other meetings (if any), but the special negotiating body and the founder of the company can not achieve this law 15. agreements referred to in article 11 of this Act within the time limit provided for in article. In this case, you apply this law article 17, paragraph 2, first subparagraph, and article 22 and 23. Chapter VI final provisions article 26. Trade secret (1) the Special negotiating body or the representative of the Committee members and staff, as well as experts and interpreters, which gives them their services may not disclose to third parties information that is a trade secret.
(2) in the first subparagraph in respect of a specific prohibition of the provision of information containing business secrets to third parties are valid regardless of whether the person concerned is or has ceased to carry out his duties.
(3) the company's Executive Body (bodies) or members of the supervisory organ may refuse to provide information where the disclosure or use, taking into account the nature and objective reasons can seriously harm, or to inflict damage, founder of reorganizējam, a European company, the European cooperative society or the acquiring company.
(4) If the founders society, reorganizējam society, the European company, the European cooperative society, or the executive body of the company acquiring (authority) or supervisory authority requires respect commercial confidentiality or does not give information, employee representatives have the right to request a review of that decision and go to court. While these decisions are reviewed or examined by the Court, the information is considered a trade secret. 27. article. The special negotiating body and the representative Committee of the operating expenditure (1) expenditure associated with the special negotiating body, including the setting up and operation of the election of its members, the Organisation (space, materials, personnel, translation), as well as a special negotiating group insurance and travel (travel and subsistence costs) shall be borne by the participating companies or public reorganizējam by mutual agreement. If no agreement is reached, the costs shall be borne by the participating companies or reorganizējam of the company in proportion to the number of its employees.
(2) expenses related to the representation of the establishment and functioning of the Committee, including the election of its members, the Organisation (space, materials, personnel, translation), as well as the representation of the members of the Committee travel (travel and subsistence costs) shall be borne by the European company, the European cooperative society or the acquiring company.
(3) If you are outside experts, the company is obliged to cover the costs of at least one expert. 28. article. The special negotiating body, the members of the representation of the members of the Committee and the representatives of the employees of the rights, duties and social guarantees (1) to the special negotiating body and the representation of members of the Committee shall apply the same rights and obligations which are laid down in the law of work to the employee representatives.
(2) the Representation Committee member to he learned his duties require knowledge, study leave granted, for this time saving the wages, but if he has a fixed salary, cost the chords in average earnings.
(3) as regards the special negotiating team members, representing the members of the Committee and the representatives of the employees, the parties may agree on more favourable conditions than those provided for in this article. 29. article. Responsibility for non-compliance with the provisions of this law shall

For non-compliance with the provisions of this Act, a person called to the statutory liability. Transitional provisions with the entry into force of this law shall lapse by law "for the involvement of employees in the European cooperative society" (Latvian Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2006, no. 24). Informative reference to European Union directives, the law includes provisions resulting from: 1) Council of 8 October 2001 directive 2001/86/EC supplementing the Statute for a European company with regard to the involvement of employees;
2) Council on July 22, 2003 of Directive 2003/72/EC supplementing the Statute for a European cooperative society with regard to the involvement of employees;
3) Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2005 of Directive 2005/56/EC on cross-border mergers of limited liability companies. The Parliament adopted the law of 21 January 2010. The President of the Parliament instead of the President g. Many Riga 2010 February 10