The success of good Works Council training* or coaching cannot be guaranteed in advance; (many) things can happen during Works Council training that can affect its success. However, some factors can contribute to a successful Works Council training or coaching session.
When planning Works Council training, people often realise that their office building has very nice meeting rooms. After all, we are known for our ‘meeting culture’ in this country. So why would you want to rent an off-site location and spend money when there is a nice, cheap room available at your office building?
To support Works Councils in preparing the Works Council rules of procedure, the SER has created a Model Rules of Procedure. This has been updated and is now ready for use.
As an employee, you have a say in how things are arranged or decided within the organisation. The Works Council Act (WOR) lays down how this happens, for example through a PVT, (joint) Works Council, OC, COR or GOR. But what do all these abbreviations actually mean? Here is a brief explanation.
SER – the SER’s Model Rules of Procedure has been updated. This supports Works Councils in the drafting of their Works Council rules of procedure.
Works Council training stopped being training years ago. At least, it is not training in the same way that you receive training or are trained in many other areas. Works Councils are not (or no longer) trained in how to be a ‘good Works Council’. What we call Works Council training nowadays is actually much more discovering what you want to achieve.