France - European federations negotiate on equality at GDF-Suez - May 25, 2011

Three European union federations organizing workers in the GDF-Suez energy multinational (EPSU, EMF, and EMCEF) are leading European-level negotiations over equality in this company. The aim is to secure an agreement with a specific plan of action on a range of equality measures. Negotiations are continuing and are set to consider issues such as pay equality, dealing with part-time work, improving work-life balance and maternity and other forms of leave. On May 25, the union group continued its considerations of the proposals of management; a next meeting is foreseen for 20 and 21 June 2011.



This article was published in the Collective Bargaining Newsletter. It aims to facilitate information exchange between trade unions and to support the work of ETUC's collective bargaining committee. For more information, please contact the editor Maarten van Klaveren, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) You may find further information on the ETUI at, and on the AIAS at © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2011.

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