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French translation: comite d'entreprise

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English term or phrase:work council
French translation:comite d'entreprise
Entered by: corinne durand
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09:38 Aug 25, 2001
English to French translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
English term or phrase: work council
trade union is in the same sentence, can anyone help with the exact term/difference or give a synonym for syndicat?
Merci
corinne durand
Local time: 20:32
comité d'entreprise
Explanation:
The comité d'entreprise has existed for years in France. It is now planned to have similar consultative bodies in the UK. This is what is called works councils in English. I believe it is to do with the so-called "Social Chapter" that the UK has signed up to in the European Union.

This is not the same as a trade(s) union, since these have existed for a long time in the UK.
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mckinnc
Local time: 21:32
Grading comment
brilliant, I hadn't thought about the comite d'entreprise!
Merci pour ton aide
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comité d'entreprise


Explanation:
The comité d'entreprise has existed for years in France. It is now planned to have similar consultative bodies in the UK. This is what is called works councils in English. I believe it is to do with the so-called "Social Chapter" that the UK has signed up to in the European Union.

This is not the same as a trade(s) union, since these have existed for a long time in the UK.


    personal experience of living in UK & France
mckinnc
Local time: 21:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 371
Grading comment
brilliant, I hadn't thought about the comite d'entreprise!
Merci pour ton aide

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