Newsletter April, 2021 Newsletter March, 2021
- Social partners recently confirmed the joint recommendations signed in December 2019 on collective dismissals and agreed to assess their content again within three years
- The Government communicated its desire to evaluate an improvement of the entire system, thus overriding the social dialogue outcome.
- The Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) periodically updates the state of play of national reforms and the related business’ recommendations
- The plan considers topics such as labour law, social security law, trade union law, SMEs easiness of doing business, among others
- FEI advocacy plan has been successful in a series of reforms, especially on trade and investments
- The database on up-to-2020 collective bargaining processes for wage-setting and minimum wages on 56 OECD/non- OECD countries was released
- The database provides comparable data on trade union and employers’ organisations density as well as on the role played by these actors in each collective bargaining system
Newsletter December, 2020
- In February 2021, the European Labour Authority (ELA) announced to be fully operational to conduct concerted and joint labour inspections
- A set of simplified standard procedures for national authorities and social partners on how to initiate and follow-up cross-border inspections was issued
- The Helsinki Labour Court settled the case between a company and the union in the electricity sector, for violation of the collective agreement in force and the duty of peace.
- After 11 years of difficult relationships, the company signed a collective agreement with the pilot trade union Acdac.
- A few days later the company reached another agreement with the cabin crew trade union, Acav.
- On 26 November 2020, French social partners concluded a national interprofessional agreement on telework, that provides a framework clarifying the rules and modalities of remote working.
- The text encourages social dialogue at the company and sectoral levels.
- The text contains important updates and simplification measures compared to the previous collective agreement, on categories, qualifications, organisation of work, and salaries.