Contains provisions regulating maximum working time and working conditions.
Chapter I: Definitions and field of application.
Chapter II: Working conditions policy
Chapter III: Co-operation, consultation, special rights of the works council, the employee's representatives and the concerned employees and the regulation of competent support
Chapter IV: Special obligations
Chapter V: Supervision and official orders
Chapter VI: Exemptions, waivers and appeal
Chapter VII: Penalties
Chapter VIII: Transitional and final provisions