chapter  8
Employee involvement and representation
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Checklists in this chapter: 1. Employers' main participation methods 2. Staff councils 3. The coverage of collective agreements 4. Partnership arrangements: the main features 5. Main differences between traditional agreements and partnerships 6. Legal checklist

Case studies in this chapter: A. Egg B. EDS C and G. Barclays Group D. The Telegraph Group E. Sussex Grange Furniture F. ETOL H. Westcountry Ambulance Services

Much of the responsibility for the day-to-day business of informing and involving employees must rest with line managers and other supervisors. This role, and the skills it requires, does not necessarily come naturally to jobholders, and personnel, HR and training specialists can contribute in a significant way to organisational effectiveness by ensuring that adequate training is available to them.