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28.—(1) The employee involvement agreement must be in writing.
(2) Without prejudice to the autonomy of the parties and subject to paragraph (4), the employee involvement agreement shall specify:
(a)the scope of the agreement;
(b)the composition, number of members and allocation of seats on the representative body;
(c)the functions and the procedure for the information and consultation of the representative body;
(d)the frequency of meetings of the representative body;
(e)the financial and material resources to be allocated to the representative body;
(f)if, during negotiations, the parties decide to establish one or more information and consultation procedures instead of a representative body, the arrangements for implementing those procedures;
(g)if, during negotiations, the parties decide to establish arrangements for participation, the substance of those arrangements including (if applicable) the number of members in the SE’s administrative or supervisory body which the employees will be entitled to elect, appoint, recommend or oppose, the procedures as to how these members may be elected, appointed, recommended or opposed by the employees, and their rights; and
(h)the date of entry into force of the agreement and its duration, the circumstances, if any in which the agreement is required to be re-negotiated and the procedure for its re-negotiation.
(3) The employee involvement agreement shall not be subject to the standard rules on employee involvement, unless it contains a provision to the contrary.
(4) In relation to an SE to be established by way of transformation, the employee involvement agreement shall provide for the elements of employee involvement at all levels to be at least as favourable as those which exist in the company to be transformed into an SE.
(5) If the parties decide, in accordance with paragraph (2)(f), to establish one or more information and consultation procedures instead of a representative body and if those procedures include a provision for representatives to be elected or appointed to act in relation to information and consultation, those representatives shall be “information and consultation representatives”.
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