France - Assessment of bargaining in 2015 - October 31, 2016

The content, impact and scope of collective bargaining in 2015 was evaluated in a short assessment. The total number of concluded (sectoral) agreements increased slightly, with 38 professional agreements (31 in 2014) and 5 agreements at national level (2 in 2014). In the ranking of the most important themes, wages are still the number one, followed by new contract regulations and the financing of vocational training. Working time lost a lot of attention in this round of bargaining. The assessment signals large wage disparities. 

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