German Law in English 
A select bibliography

40. Works council. Co-determination of labour

BARTÖLKE, K./ ESCHWEILER, W./ FELCHSENBERGER, D./ TANNENBAUM, A.S., Workers' participation and the distribution of control as perceived by ten German companies. 27 Administration Science Quarterly 380-397 (1982)

CO-DETERMINATION ACT 1976 [Mitbestimmungsgesetz], in: RÜSTER, B. (ed.), Business transactions in Germany. Munich, New York, loose-leaf since 1983, vol. 4 appendix 9

CO-DETERMINATION IN THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY (Mitbestimmung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, published by The Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs. Bonn 1980 [containing statutory and other materials: Co-determination Act 1976 (Mitbestimmungsgesetz), Co-determination in the mining industry and in the iron and steel production industry, Works Constitution Act (Betriebsverfassungsgesetz) 1952 and 1972]. See also under HOFFMANN, under PELTZER/ BOER/ STEWART, under PELTZER, and under SCHNEIDER/ KINGSMAN.

DIETRICH, H., Co-determination of employees in the governance of the enterprise, in: RÜSTER, B. (ed.), Business transactions in Germany. Munich, New York, looseleaf since 1983, vol. 2 ch. 31

DÖDING, G., Co-determination.  The German model, ed. by K. REIFF und G. LEHRKE. Bonn-Bad Godesberg 1976

FARNSWORTH, R.A., Productivity and law. Westmead-Farnborough-Hants 1975

HADDEN, T., Employee participation - what future for the German model? 3 Company Lawyer 250-257 (1982)

HOFFMANN, The German Co-Determination Act 1976. Frankfurt a.M. 1976

HORTON, S., Current developments in the law of co-determination: Mannesmann and beyond. 16 Texas International Law Journal 433-474 (1981)

LEE, O., Freedom of speech vs. loyalty to the firm and co-workers: issues involving co-determination, employee participation in management, and labor peace in German decisions on dismissal for injecting partisan politics into the workplace. 16 New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 45-79 (1983/1984)

LUTTER, M., The German system of worker participation in practice. 1982 Journal of Business Law 154-161 (1982)

MEISSEL, R./ FOGEL, M., Co-determination in Germany: labor's participation in management. 9 The International Lawyer 182-196 (1975)

MOONEY, T.B., Delicate balance: equal representation for labor on German corporate boards. 16 Harvard International Law Journal 352-389 (1975)

PELTZER, M., Co-Determination Act 1976: Mitbestimmungsgesetz [German-English text with introduction]. 2nd ed. Cologne 1976

PELTZER, M./ BOER, R./ STEWART, C.L., Labor-Management-Relations-Act - Betriebsverfassungsgesetz [German-English text with commentary]. 3rd ed. Frankfurt a.M. 1983

RICHARDI, R., Worker participation in decision within undertakings in the Federal Republic of Germany. 5 Comparative Labour Law 23-50 (1982)

SCHNEIDER, H./ KINGSMAN, D., Act Concerning Co-Determination of Employees. Including the Labour Management Relations Act and (partly) the Stock Corporations Law: Mitbestimmungsgesetz, Betriebsverfassungsgesetz [Bilingual text]. Frankfurt a.M. 1976

SCHNEIDEREIT, P.M., Co-determination in West Germany. 51 Oregon Law Review 214-223 (1971)

SCHREGLE, J., Co-determination in the Federal Republic of Germany: a comparative view. 117 International Labour Review 81-98 (1978)

SHOP CONSTITUTION ACT 1972 [Betriebsverfassungsgesetz], in: RÜSTER, B. (ed.), Business transactions in Germany. Munich, New York, loose-leaf since 1983, vol. 4 appendix 10. See also under PELTZER/ BOER/ STEWART.

SOLYOM-FEKETE, W., Co-determination rights of employees in the Federal Republic of Germany. Washington, D.C. (Library of Congress, Law Library) 1976

STACHELS, R., Shop constitution, in: RÜSTER, B. (ed.), Business transactions in Germany. Munich, New York, loose-leaf since 1983, vol. 2 ch. 29

STREETER, B.A. III., Co-determination in West Germany - through the best (and worst) of times. 58 Chi-Kent Law Review 981-1002 (1982)

SUMMERS, C.W., Worker participation in the U.S. and West Germany: a comparative study from an American perspective. 28 American Journal of Comparative Law 367-392 (1980)

THIMM, A.L., The false promise of codetermination - the changing nature of European workers' participation. Lexington, Mass., Toronto 1980 [pp. 1 - 175]

VERSEN, P., Employer-worker co-operation in the prevention of employment injuries. 118 International Labour Review 75-88 (1979)

WENGLER, W., Parity co-determination in West German companies and international law. 9 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 2-56 (1976)

WIEDEMANN, H., Codetermination by workers in German enterprises. 28 American Journal of Comparative Law 79-92 (1980)

WINKHAUS, N.H., Co-determination of employees in West Germany. 27 The Business Lawyer 879-882 (1972)

WORKER PARTICIPATION ACT [Mitbestimmungsgesetz]. 5 Commercial Laws of Europe 483-491 (1982).  See also under CO-DETERMINATION, under HOFFMANN, under PELTZER, and under SCHNEIDER/ KINGSMAN

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