Daily Archive: March 25, 2015

Works council has no co-determination rights regarding a group’s Facebook page

An employer can create a group wide Facebook page without the participation of the group works council (Konzernbetriebsrat) as ruled by the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf (Landesarbeitsgericht, LAG) on January 12, 2015 (docket number: 9 Ta BV 51/14). In the case at hand, the group works council demanded that the employer shut down its Facebook …

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