Guide

Ask your employer to set up a European Works Council

Last updated: 7 March 2017

Make a complaint

Complain in writing to the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) about the way a European Works Council (EWC) has been set up or run.

Complaints about requests for information

You can complain if your employer:

  • doesn't provide information about the size or structure of the company
  • provides inaccurate information about the size or structure of the company

You must wait a month after making a formal request for an EWC before you can complain.

Complaints about creating the Special Negotiating Body

You can complain about incorrect ballot arrangements to create a special negotiating body (SNB).

Complaints about creating the European Works Council

You can complain that:

  • an EWC hasn't been set up even though there have been negotiations
  • your employer hasn't followed the right procedure for running an EWC

How to complain

Write to CAC and include the following information:

  • the name, job and full contact details of the person making a complaint and the person or business you're complaining about
  • the right regulation number for the complaint you're making
  • the reasons for your complaint

Send your complaint by email or by post to:

enquiries@cac.gov.uk

Central Arbitration Committee
22nd Floor
Euston Tower
286 Euston Road
London
NW1 3JJ

CAC will get in touch for more information as they need it.

Ask your employer to set up a European Works Council
Make a complaint