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(27/3/2017)

European Works Council Agreement signed with LafargeHolcim
Today, the LafargeHolcim SNB members - together with the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) and the EWC coordinators Tom Deleu, Belgium, Jean-Michel Gillet, France, and Rolf Beyeler, Switzerland – signed a new European Works Council agreement with LafargeHolcim, giving European workers a right to information and consultation on transnational matters, and establishing a framework for social dialogue between management and workers.Sam Hägglund, General Secretary of the...

(17/1/2017)

Proposed European services e-card:
European social partners of the construction industry strongly reject the European Commission’s attitude and proposal After the publication of the “Services package” by the European Commission on 10/1/2017, the European social partners of the construction (FIEC and EFBWW) carefully assessed the proposed services e-card and remain opposed to the proposal. They are extremely worried on the content, the procedure and its effective added value in the construction industry....

(8/12/2016)

RED CARD FOR SERVICES PASSPORT?
Will an “EU Services Card” (previously known as ‘Services Passport’) be included in an ‘Internal Market Package’, due to be unveiled by the European Commission next week? The idea is supposed to make it easier for businesses to provide services across borders, but is opposed by trade unions and employers. Trade unions say it - is a support programme for undeclared work, letter box companies and social dumping, avoiding labour standards, fair pay and collective...

(6/12/2016)

Workers mobilize globally against LafargeHolcim human rights’ violations
Workers at LafargeHolcim are holding a global day of action in advance of the 10 December International Human Rights Day to draw attention to the world’s largest cement maker’s widespread violations of workers’ rights. Workers in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas will mobilize, take actions and demand that LafargeHolcim respect workers’ rights because “Workers’ rights are human rights”. Rights violations that the action will highlight include:-...

(20/10/2016)

LafargeHolcim Trade Union Conference - Hyeres Declaration, 19 October 2016
We, the workforce representatives of LafargeHolcim, representing workers from North America, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia, gathered in Hyeres and discussed our common issues, goals and needs. We are open to social dialog with LafargeHolcim management in all areas and on all topics where workers are affected. We appreciate the willingness of the corporate management to enter into this dialog, but we need to see more serious commitments, timely solutions and finally a...
May
15:Standing Committee Building
22:Social Dialogue Construction WP Employment
June
7:Executive Committee
12:Social Dialogue Wood Plenary meeting
13:Social Dialogue Furniture Plenary Meeting
22:Annual Safety and Health Experts meeting


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