EU Sources - Social dialogue, a ‘blind spot’ - June 30, 2018

 In an overview of corporate social responsibility practices, it is concluded that even though social dialogue is a fundamental right enshrined and promoted by international standards, it still appears as a corporate social responsibility ‘blind spot’. This is due to a global lack of company commitment on this issue, as revealed by the overall average score of 25/100 achieved by 2,400 companies under review. Companies headquartered in Europe perform only slightly better than their peers on social dialogue, with an average score of 38/100. The subjects most often addressed in collective bargaining are employee salaries (72% of companies listed in Europe), health and safety conditions (70% of companies listed in Europe), and working hours (64%).

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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