France - Metal sector agreement without the CGT - October 31, 2016

An agreement concluded by four unions in the metal sector (CFE-CGC, CFDT, FO and CFTC) and the employers (UIMM) was not approved by the CGT. The deal was reached after a dialogue that started in October 2015. The signatures had agreed to keep the possibility open for a signature from the side of the CGT until 5 October. Part of the agreement is the renewal of the legal base, the introduction of innovative practices and flexible working time patterns over a three years’ period. The CGT said its proposals in the field of job security, wages and production chains were not taken serious in the course of the negotiations.

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