Whether your engagement with employee representatives involves negotiation, consultation or information sharing all involved need to be clear about their roles, rights and responsibilities. These should be recorded in an agreed constitution establishing the joint committee.
To be effective these joint committees need to operate successfully and produce positive outcomes. In many instances effective joint committees can result in many issues being resolved informally, without the need to invoke formal procedures
Are your existing joint arrangements effective? To test their effectiveness use the self-assessment questionnaire, contained in this guide, and identify any areas for improvement.
Effective Joint Committees
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