Chapter dedicated to the Dutch implementation of EU Takeover Bids Directive. The case is particularly interesting because of the strong position of works councils within Dutch companies, including in restructuring situations. Implementation of the Takeover Bids Directive in the Netherlands did not lead to new worker rights above and beyond what was required. However, the general legislation on workers’ involvement – the Works Council Act (WOR) – includes several articles relevant to takeover situations.
|Title of host publication||Takeovers with or without worker voice: workers’ rights under the EU Takeover Bids Directive|
|Editors||Jan Cremers, Sigurt Vitols|
|Place of Publication||Brussels|
|Number of pages||13|
|Publication status||Published - 21 Sep 2016|
|Name||Workers' rights in company law|
Cremers, J., & van Het Kaar, R. H. (2016). Implementation of the Takeover Bids Directive in the Netherlands: Chapter 12. In J. Cremers, & S. Vitols (Eds.), Takeovers with or without worker voice: workers’ rights under the EU Takeover Bids Directive (pp. 181-193).  (Workers' rights in company law). ETUI.