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Korian: signs agreement to establish an EWC
Planet Labor, 2 May 2019, n°11109 - www.planetlabor.com

On 29 April 2019, Korian, a leading French multinational provider of medical and non-medical care and support services for the elderly and people with short or longer-term health issues across a European network of 6 countries and more than 52,000 workers, signed an agreement with the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) body to establish a European Works Council (EWC), making this the first EWC to have been established in the sector that cares for the elderly and people with disabilities. The agreement is now a benchmark reference, firstly because it is the first in a sector that is set to grow, and secondly because the EWC is being given a broad range of competences and the agreement outlines how EWC information communication between the different representation levels is to occur.

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