I. Introduction

II. The Formal Structure of Job Security Protection ... A. The Reformulation of Dismissal Law ... B. The Concept of Social Justification ... C. The Role of the Works Council in Protecting Job Security ... 1. The Works Council's Involvement in Dismissals … 2. The Works Council's Role in Shaping the Preconditions and Consequences of Dismissals ... D. The Labour Court's Role

III. Practical Impact on Job Security ... A. Works Council's Role ... B. The Role of the Labour Court System

IV. Conclusion