Company details


Volkswagen owns the following undertaking(s):

Headquarters: Germany

Web page:

Operations in EEA-EFTA and EU candidate countries: AT; BE; DK; FI; FR; DE; GR; IE; IT; LU; NL; PT; ES; SE; UK; NO; CH; CZ; HU; LV; LT; PL; RO; SI;

Sector(s) of activity: Metal,Services Commerce

NACE: 29; 45;

status under the EWC directive: falling within the scope of the Directive

this world works council is a separate forum
Body created by the 4th Protocol Note to the VW EWC for the sales and financial subsidiaries. Officially called a sub-committee but was given rights equal to the VW EWC. The Spokesperson of the Subcommittee is a member of VW EWC.

# Body Details Created Reason Ended Reason
1 Volkswagen Group European Works Council 1990 installation from scratch
2 Volkswagen Group Global Works Council 1998 installation from scratch
3 Subcommittee of VW EWC for financial and sales subsidiaries 1996 not confirmed
Workforce for EEA Year Workforce Info Source
2017 502368 D&B (Dun & Bradstreet)
2006 233650 Network of experts
Workforce Worldwide Year Workforce Info Source
2017 642300 Filcams-CGIL
2015 610076 Company
2014 592586 Company
2005 342502 Database third parties
merger cases linked to the group
M.8591 24/08/2017
M.6739 31/01/2013
M.6593 31/05/2012
M.6436 16/11/2011
M.6403 14/11/2011
M.6267 22/08/2011
M.5995 21/10/2010
M.5709 18/11/2009
M.5620 02/10/2009
M.5568 14/07/2009
M.5219 21/08/2008
M.5250 17/06/2008
M.5110 14/05/2008
M.5157 07/05/2008
M.4650 25/05/2007
M.3090 24/05/2004
M.3352 14/01/2004
M.3262 04/12/2003
M.3246 12/09/2003
M.3198 25/06/2003
M.2853 22/05/2002
M.2746 24/04/2002
M.1810 17/01/2000
M.1375 21/12/1998
M.1283 27/07/1998
M.304 23/12/1992

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