Enterprise privatization and employee buy-outs in Poland: An analysis of the process

IPPRED-2 (ILO Interdepartmental Action Programme on Privatization, Restructuring and Economic Democracy)

Based on a survey of eight Polish companies which have undergone direct privatization in the form of employee lease buyouts, examines the role of employee councils in this type of privatization. Also looks at the roles of trade unions, employers’ organizations and regional development agencies.