28 November 2014
On 27 November, the energy company signed a European agreement, with the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) and IndustriAll Europe, to improve the quality of working life. The agreement sets out a framework of reference which allows, in all the group’s entities, movement to “improve the quality of working life, through social dialogue and the involvement of all the company’s stakeholders”. To this end, the agreement defines a common methodology which attributes importance to employees’...
17 September 2014
Yesterday, September 16, 2014, BNP Paribas signed an agreement with the European Federation Union UNI Europa Finance and the European Federation of Finance Company Executives (FECEC), and its European Works Council on professional equality. This is the second agreement that BNP Paribas has signed at the European level, the first being the Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) agreement.
1 April 2014
This agreement, negotiated with the extended EWC bureau and validated by the plenary body, was signed on March 26. This CSR agreement contains commitments to comply with international standards, as well as more detailed provisions on equal opportunities, the organization of labor and health and safety. Characterized by the company’s situation, which signed in recent months agreements arranging working conditions to improve competitiveness in a few European countries, the agreement supervises and implements...
21 January 2014
This is the 4th method agreement designed to accompany the transformation of an activity signed between the airline and its European Works Council (EWC). Signed on December 9, 2013, this text aims to supervise the impact of the synergies that will be created between AF Cargo and KLM Martinair, the two freight companies, to survive in their competitive environment.
20 January 2014
The French wine and spirits group signed, on January 7, a European CSR agreement with EFFAT, the European trade union federation. Covering of a lot of themes – 24 pages with commitments on the environment, governance, responsible consumption, respect of customers and consumers and development of local cultures –, it is also precise on HR issues such as the working environment, skills management, the introduction of foreplanning for all employees or even the anticipation of change. Non-European companies and/or companies that are or not 100% owned by Pernod Ricard are encouraged to join.
14 October 2013
The management of Air France KLM and the EWC signed, on July 10, a new social rights and ethics charter, which it just released and which replaces that of 2008. The new text strengthens commitments regarding subcontractors. The same days, the same parties signed a memorandum completing the Charter to improve its application. (Ref. 130613)
26 June 2013
Air France/KLM management and EWC signed, on June 12, 2013, a framework agreement regarding the outstation and commercial organization in Europe (except France and the Netherlands). Almost identical to the text it renews, the agreement is based on the same scheme: respecting autonomy at local level to study the impact of economic and technological change on outstations, but sending these studies’ conclusions to the EWC, to provide it with “the opportunity to address concerns in advance of the implementation...
11 June 2013
On May 23, the management of Lafarge Group, its EWC and the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) signed a declaration on wellbeing at work. This declaration comes on top of the European text on occupational health and safety the group had already signed in 2011. (Ref. 130387)
28 March 2013
Today, March 28, 2013, Safran Group and the IndustriAll Europe European trade union signed a European framework agreement on the professional integration of young people. With this agreement, Safran wants to make good on its claims in terms of recruitment dynamic while helping young people enter the labor market. (Ref. 130209)
20 February 2013
On February 15, the Chairman of the group’s EWC, representing the management, and the Italian secretary of the structure, signed a joint declaration on the quality of life at work. The declaration defines the group’s guidelines on discrimination and equal opportunities, diversity and well-being at work (including stress and violence at work). The European undertakings of the group are responsible for implementing it in compliance with their national practices. (Ref. 130122)