Germany -Agreement on restructuring at E.ON -February 9, 2012

The ver.di and IGBCE trade unions have negotiated a collective agreement with the E.ON energy company covering restructuring in Germany under the E.ON 2.0 restructuring programme. The agreement runs until 2016 and covers issues such as early retirement, severance payments and the setting up of a company to deal with employment and training. The aim of the agreement is to avoid compulsory redundancies. The E.ON 2.0 programme will involve around 6,000 job cuts in Germany out of a worldwide total of 11,000.


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