Joint company/union initiatives
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Turkey: Inditex & IndustriALL develop guidelines on free elections of workers' representatives
IndustriALL, 9 May 2013
China: Foxconn to be first large company to allow democratic labour union elections
Financial Times, 4 Feb 2013
Volvo Group agrees to establish a "World Works Council" giving workers around the world right to meet annually
IndustriALL Global Union, 31 Jan 2013
Tanzania: AngloGold Ashanti's Geita Gold Mine reaches agreement with union to allow exercise of collective bargaining
Finnigan Wa Simbeye, allAfrica, 21 May 2012
ArcelorMittal & trade unions release joint report on how they have worked together to improve worker safety
ArcelorMittal, European Metalworkers’ Federation (EMF), United Steelworkers (USW) & Intl. Metalworkers’ Federation (IMF), 15 Aug 2011
Honduras: Nike & labour union agree on steps to assist ex-workers of closed supplier factories Hugger, Vision Tex
Nike, Central General de Trabajadores de Honduras (CGT), 26 Jul 2010
USA: American Rights at Work highlights Thompson Electric partnership with union to improve worker safety
American Rights at Work, Sep 2009
China: Sports companies team up with unions and NGOs to improve trade unionism & collective bargaining
Play Fair 2008, 2 Jul 2008
- Participating companies include: Nike, adidas, New Balance, Umbro & Speedo
Two Mainland China experts survey labour rights initiatives by NGOs and companies
Huang Yan & Guo Weiqing, Human Rights in China, 6 Oct 2006
China: Final report on project promoting worker-management committees at factories producing for Reebok, Nike & adidas
Project Coordinating Committee, 29 May 2002
“The project has resulted in the creation of young, but functioning, worker-management committees, including one committee supported by a democratically elected union. These committees are the first step in building systems for worker participation in evaluating and improving health, safety, and environmental conditions inside these factories.”
Honduras: En acuerdo entre Nike y la Central General de Trabajadores, la empresa destinará US $1,5 mllns. para compensar a trabajadores abruptamente despedidos por 2 subcontratistas
Ryan J. Foley, AP, 26 julio 2010
España: Grupo OHL firma con sindicatos un plan de igualdad de género
EFE, 3 septiembre 2009
Nouveau rapport d'ArcelorMittal et des fédérations syndicales montre comment les syndicats et la direction ont travaillé ensemble pour améliorer la sécurité des travailleurs
Fédération Internationale des Organisations de travailleurs de la Métallurgie (FIOM), 16 août 2011
Les grands équipementiers sportifs et les syndicats œuvrent ensemble au niveau mondial pour de meilleures conditions de travail
Confédération Syndicale Internationale (CSI), 2 juillet 2008
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