Collective rights

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Collective rights describe the rights granted to a collectivity of workers in the course of their relationship with an employer/group of employers. Within the EU legal framework, collective rights are embedded in a variety of EU legal measures and cover (i) worker involvement in enterprise decision-making (information, consultation, participation); and (ii) trade union rights (freedom of association, collective bargaining and collective action).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOxford Encyclopaedia of EU Law
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages13
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 1 Feb 2021


  • encyclopaedia
  • European law
  • collective rights

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