20 April 2007
The Dutch construction group, the building and wood workers’ international (BWWI) and the Dutch unions FNV and CNV signed, on April 11, 2007, an open ended international framework agreement (IFA), and its goal is to promote and guarantee workers’ rights all around the world. (Ref. 070359)
12 April 2007
Subcontracting. All such provisions must also be respected by suppliers and subcontractors. The group undertakes to collaborate only with parties accepting the agreement and applying the provisions stated in the contracts of new business partners, who must complete a questionnaire evaluating conformity to the provisions of the agreement.
31 January 2007
The banking group National Australia Group, which is established in Australia, New Zealand and Europe, has concluded an international framework agreement (IFA) with the world trade-union confederation UNI. (Ref. 070090)
30 January 2007
The Dutch company of construction and related activities, VolkerWessels and the International union of building and wood workers (IBB) signed, last 22 January, a framework open-ended agreement, concerning the promotion and the protection of workers’ rights. (Ref. 070083)
22 December 2006
France Telecom will be particularly attentive to the prevention of forced work, to the prohibition of child labour and the exploitation of children, to health and job security, to the respect of membership, or not, of a union organisation and to the promotion of collective social dialogue with the unions and/or workers’ representatives. With regard to issues such as combating all forms of compulsory and forced labour, forbidding child work and eschewing all forms of discrimination, the agreement emphasizes...
4 December 2006
Management of the French automobile constructor PSA has informed that the international framework agreement (IFA) on the group’s social responsibility is now ratified. It has entered into force in ten countries where the group employs more than 500 employees. Only one member of the International Metalworkers’ Federation (IMF) has refused to sign : the French CGT. (Ref. 061223)
3 March 2006
“A social engagement without borders”, is the title of this worldwide agreement which must “formalize the group’ s commitments in favour of fundamental human rights”. The prospect of a world Committee is behind this first international act of the group. (ref. 06206)
17 February 2006
While France Telecom, Deutsche Telekom and Telia/Sonera are still negociating global framework agreements, the Portugsese group of telecom signed a code of conduct about fundamental rights and corporate social responsability. (Ref. 06152)