15 October 2013
At the end of 2012, IT services industry company Atos became a European company. At the time, we commented the agreement on employee participation signed within this framework. We are now providing our readers with the agreement. (Ref. 130616)
12 June 2013
On October 16, 2012, EON SE signed the agreement on employee participation. On November 15, 2012, the company officially became a European company and the SE’s EWC met for the first time in January 2013. Planet Labor managed to get a copy of the agreement and is giving you a commentary, livened up by explanations from Pierre Caselles, French representative in the SNB and elected member of the SE’s new EWC, who accepted to answer our questions. (Ref. 130388)
28 May 2013
On May 3, 2012, the general assembly of Hannover Re (Hannover Rückversicherung), the German reinsurance company, one of the major reinsurance companies in the world, agreed to adopt the legal status of European Company (SE). On January 23, the special negotiating body (SNB) in charge of defining the modalities to involve employees in the future SE – a Community requirement prior to registration – signed an agreement with the company’s management to define the modalities for employee representation in the...
8 January 2013
On May 30, 2012, the General Assembly of the computing, technology and consulting company, Atos, agreed to a change into a European Company (SE). On December 14, the Special Negotiating Body (SNB) in charge of defining the modalities for employee participation in the future SE – a EU law prerequisite to register the company. It reached an agreement introducing a Works Council for Atos SE European Company as well as a participative committee in charge of exchanging with board members. This participation...
9 July 2010
Involvement with the supervisory board. Within the framework of the transformation into a SE, the company maintains its dual structure as well as an equal supervisory board. For the first term, among the six staff representatives, four will be German – one union representative – and two French, “appointed based on national regulations.”
2 June 2009
This is a first in the German energy sector. E.ON Energy Trading, a subsidiary of the German energy giant E.ON, is the first German company to turn into a European Company (SE). After signing, on April 16, 2009, an agreement on the involvement of workers in the new SE, E.ON Energy Trading SE registered on the trade registered on may 29, 2009. Unlike other German businesses which made that choice, the “conversion” into a SE led to improved workers’ representation rights. (Ref. 090596)
3 July 2008
Announced in September 2007, the transformation of the Interseroh AG group into a European Company (SE) was approved by the shareholders on June 25, 2008 in Cologne during the general assembly. On April 15, the special negotiating body and the board already signed an agreement on the participation of employees in the new legal structure. The transformation into a SE should be officially over this fall. (Ref. 080576)