Section 16-7 Representation

(1) If the undertaking retains its autonomy, the elected representatives of the employees affected by the transfer as referred to in section 16-1 shall retain their legal position and function.

(2) If the undertaking does not retain its autonomy, the transferred employees who were represented prior to the transfer shall still be adequately represented until a new election can be held.

(3) The first paragraph shall not apply if the transfer entails that the basis for the employees' representation ceases to exist. In such cases, elected representatives of the employees shall still be ensured protection in accordance with agreements that protect elected representatives of the employees in this area.