Credit Agricole signs international agreement with UNI Global addressing trade union rights and freedoms

Author: UNI Global Union, Published on: 2 August 2019

"Crédit Agricole committed to trade union rights and freedoms in new international agreement signed today with UNI Global", 31 July 2019

UNI Global will...sign yet another global agreement for the finance sector. Following five months of constructive negotiations with...Crédit Agricole S.A., workers...will now benefit from additional and guaranteed workplace rights and protections...this includes full commitment to respecting fundamental human and trade union rights including on freedom of association, collective bargaining, social dialogue, and information and consultation...

 ...The agreement is the first of its kind for the finance sector to have a chapter specifically on digitalisation...the bank will strive to limit the negative impacts of new technologies on employees and their working conditions whilst ensuring all workers receive the training and re/up-skilling necessary for the jobs of the future. The agreement introduced provisions to ensure protection of workers data privacy...

 ...The agreement is valid for three years, with strong mechanisms to monitor progress and resolve any disputes over its implementation...

 

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