1.3.1. Start Up – check list Introduction on the start up


In which companies may an I&C body be formed?




1.3.1.a. To establish a EWC


Who can start the relevant procedure?

What kind of information has to be provided for by the Central Management?

How many employees and in how many countries are required to set it up?

What is the deadline to conclude the concerned negotiation process?





1.3.1.b. Applicable laws

Which legal provisions must be considered?

Which case law?




1.3.1.c. Information on the group

Go to 2.2.c  Business accounting: use of the manual



Where can I look for information on the size and characteristics of the company? Is the consolidated balance sheet enough? It’s important to collect information out of accounting, as well.
You can find a lot of information on web.


Go to 5.3. Glossary annex business accounting –

In particular: B