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14 September 2021
Spain: Telefónica organizes a gradual return to on-site working ahead of the implementation of its new hybrid work arrangements
Management at Telefónica together with the CCOO and UGT trade unions have agreed on terms for employees to start gradually returning to the office as of 27 September. The agreement provides that employees will be able to continue working remotely 60% of the time, i.e. 3 days per week, during a transition period that concludes on 31 December 2021. At the same time, the Spanish telecommunications operator will also, and again until the end of the year, trial a shorter four-day working week, where employees on these...
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2 September 2021
France: “A new work organization to support our strategic project”, Sébastien Graff, InVivo Group Human Resources Director (interview)
Following the return to 20% in-office/on-site work on 21 June 2021 for 1,500 InVivo staff, the agri-coperative group, which comprises 200 cooperatives representing nearly 300,000 farmers and employing 5,800 people, is now implementing a new work organization (NOT- nouvelle organisation du travail), where part-time physical presence work is becoming the norm for tertiary service...
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23 July 2021
France: remote work agreement at heart of BNP Paribas smart working policy
On 30 June 2021, BNP Paribas struck a framework agreement on telework, which will allow eligible staff to work remotely two and a half days per week from September. The banking sector union SNB and the CFDT union centre agreed to sign the deal, while the third trade union representing staff at the French bank – CFTC – opted against doing so. Negotiations have commenced on implementing the agreement across BNP Paribas’ various subsidiaries. The agreement forms part of a policy on ‘smart working’ that...
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20 July 2021
Germany: Hewlett Packard Enterprise on the road to 100% mobile working
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is an American multinational IT enterprise based in Houston, Texas that specializes in data servers, data storage and consulting, and it has decided to shift up a gear and move into the teleworking and mobile working space, globally. In line with different countries’ domestic timetables and legal frameworks, HPE’s subsidiaries have begun organizing themselves to allow almost all of their employees to transition to mobile working, if they want. Office spaces are being...
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5 November 2020
Italy: Vodafone signs a smart working agreement to transform its organization and strengthen its work-life balance and inclusion policy
The agreement, reached with the telecommunications sector unions and the central staff representation RSU body on 29 October, will apply after the end of the health emergency period. The agreement concerns all of Vodafone Italy’s 6,000 employees and provisionally provides for between 60%-80% of working time to function in agile mode. Smart working is part of the company’s broader...
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