EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Restructuring related legislation

Eurofound’s ERM database on restructuring related legal regulations provides information on regulations in the Member States of the European Union and Norway which are explicitly or implicitly linked to anticipating and managing change. The database covers statutory rules, only, and does not include collective agreements or company-level initiatives. The regulations are described in terms of their content, thresholds, involved actors and who covers the cost (if applicable). The aim is to provide an easy possibility of a cross-national comparison of the main features of restructuring related legislation.

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Research carried out prior to the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 January 2020, and published subsequently, may include data relating to the 28 EU Member States. Following this date, research only takes into account the 27 EU Member States (EU28 minus the UK), unless specified otherwise.

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  • CountryEU 27 + UK and Norway
  • Titlethe title is made up of the country name and type, for example: Austria: working time flexibility
  • PhaseEither anticipation or management
    • Anticipationrefers to activities that help to prepare workers or companies for change.
    • Managementcovers activities required to handle a current restructuring event while minimising social costs. It refers to the steps involved in implementing an organisational change process.
  • Typethe range includes, for example, provisions for collective dismissal, information/consultation obligations, notice periods and severance payments, training obligations for employers and employees and regulations concerning working time flexibility
  • Choose bywhether the regulation is obligatory in all circumstances or only for companies over a certain size or cases affecting a certain number of workers
  • Cost covered by
    • no specific additional costs are involved
    • costs covered by national or regional governments
    • cost covered by companies in general or the specific employer undergoing restructuring
    • cost covered by employees
  • Involved actorsincluding regional or local government, works councils, employers’ organisations, trade union or public employment services. The national government, as legislator, is assumed to be involved in all regulations so is not included as a filter option.
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Title Countrysort descending Type Native name English name
Romania: Staff information and consultation on restructuring plans Romania Staff information and consultation on restructuring plans Codul muncii, Legea nr. 53/2003, republicată în Monitorul Oficial nr. 345 din 18 mai 2011 Labour Code, Law no. 53/2003, republished in the Official Gazette of Romania no. 345 of 18 May 2011
Romania: Staff information and consultation on business transfers Romania Staff information and consultation on business transfers Legea nr. 67/2006 privind protectia drepturilor salariatilor in cazul transferului intreprinderii, al unitatii sau al unor parti ale acestora, publicata in Monitorul Oficial al Romaniei, nr. 276 din 28 martie 2006 Law no. 67/2006 regarding the transfer of undertakings, businesses, or parts of undertakings or businesses, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, no. 276 of 28 March 2006
Romania: Public authorities information and consultation on dismissals Romania Public authorities information and consultation on dismissals Codul muncii, Legea nr. 53/2003, republicată în Monitorul Oficial nr. 345 din 18 mai 2011; Legea nr. 76/2002 privind sistemul asigurărilor pentru şomaj şi stimularea ocupării forţei de muncă, cu modificările şi completările ulterioare Labour Code, Law no. 53/2003, republished in the Official Gazette of Romania No. 345 of 18 May 2011; Law no. 76/2002 regarding unemployment insurance system and employment stimulation, as subsequently amended and supplemented
Slovakia: Redundant employees entitlement to public support Slovakia Redundant employees entitlement to public support Zakon c. 5/2004 o službách zamestnanosti, v zneni neskoresich predpisov; Zakon c. 461/2003 o socialnom poisteni, v zneni neskorsich predpisov Act No. 5/2004 on employment services, as amended; Act No. 461/2003 on social insurance, as amended
Slovakia: Employment protection in relation to business transfers Slovakia Employment protection in relation to business transfers Zákonník práce Labour Code
Slovakia: Severance pay/redundancy compensation Slovakia Severance pay/redundancy compensation Zákonník práce Labour Code
Slovakia: Working time flexibility Slovakia Working time flexibility Zákonník práce Labour Code
Slovakia: Time off for job search Slovakia Time off for job search Zákonník práce Labour Code
Slovakia: Public authorities information and consultation on dismissals Slovakia Public authorities information and consultation on dismissals Zákonník práce; Zákon o službách zamestnanosti Labour Code; Act on employment services
Slovakia: Obligation to undertake energy efficiency audits Slovakia Obligation to undertake energy efficiency audits Zákon č. 321/2014 o Energetickej Efektívnosti Act No. 321/2014 on energy efficiency
Slovakia: Obligation to consider alternatives to collective dismissals Slovakia Obligation to consider alternatives to collective dismissals Zákonník práce Labour code
Slovakia: Staff information and consultation on business transfers Slovakia Staff information and consultation on business transfers Zákonník práce Labour Code
Slovakia: Effects of non-compliance with dismissal regulations Slovakia Effects of non-compliance with dismissal regulations Zákonník práce Labour Code
Slovakia: Health monitoring of workers affected by restructuring Slovakia Health monitoring of workers affected by restructuring Zákon č. 355/2007 o ochrane, podpore a rozvoji verejného zdravia a o zmene a doplneni niektorych zakonov Act No. 355/2007 on public health protection, support and development and on changes and supplements to some laws
Slovakia: Definition of collective dismissal Slovakia Definition of collective dismissal Zákonník práce Labour code
Slovakia: Employers obligation to provide skill development plans or training Slovakia Employers obligation to provide skill development plans or training Zákonník práce Labour Code
Slovakia: Staff information and consultation on restructuring plans Slovakia Staff information and consultation on restructuring plans Zákonník práce Labour Code
Slovakia: Wage guarantee in case of insolvency Slovakia Wage guarantee in case of insolvency Zákon o socialnom poisteni č. 461/2003; Zakon o konkurze a restrukturalizacii č. 7/2005, v zneni neskorsich predpisov; Zákonník práce č. 311/2001 Act on Social Insurance No. 461/2003; Act on Bankruptcy and Restructuring No. 7/2005, as amended; Act on Labour Code No. 311/2001
Slovakia: Notice period to employees Slovakia Notice period to employees Zákonník práce Labour Code
Slovakia: Rescue procedures in insolvency Slovakia Rescue procedures in insolvency Zákon č. 7/2005 Z.z. o konkurze a reštrukturalizácii a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov Act No. 7/2005 Coll. on bankruptcy and restructuring and on changes and supplements to some laws

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