Global Framework Agreement List
IndustriALL and Inditex, one of the world`s largest apparel distributors, have agreed to create a global trade union committee to share best practices across the industry. Current agreementsIndustriALL has existing GFAs with the following multinationals. Click on each company to see more information and the text of the contract. IndustriALL has also entered into global agreements with multinationals that cover specific key issues in all sectors of these companies. These include our global health and safety agreement with ArcelorMittal and our global sexual harassment agreement with Unilever. More than 80 trade union leaders from Turkey, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Mauritius and Morocco met in Cesme, Turkey, to see how Global Framework Agreements (GFAs) can be better used to promote trade union organization, collective agreements and social dialogue. On 27 January, IndustriALL and Michelin signed an agreement for the establishment of the Michelin Global Works Council. The new Council, which represents the group`s workers, will rely heavily on the work, methods and positive results of Michelin`s European Works Council (MEWC). The Comprehensive Framework Agreement (GFA) between IndustriALL and German retailer Tchibo was signed in September 2016 and the parties continue to work towards its effective implementation. Over a two-year period, IndustriALL`s subsidiaries in Turkey and Bangladesh successfully organized more than 50 subcontracting plants as part of an effective implementation program of global framework agreements. Global unions IndustriALL, Public Services International (PSI) and Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) welcome and support the programme launched by the Energiemultiengie Group.
Global unions recognize the recognition of the key role of trade unions and social dialogue in the current crisis to ensure the long-term viability of the company and the health, safety and well-being of its employees. The social partners held the first biennial meeting of the Implementation and Review Committee in Helsinki on 3 June 2018 following the signing of the Comprehensive Framework Agreement (GMC) between Finnish multinational Stora Enso, IndustriALL, BWI and UNI Global Unions on 3 June 2018. IndustriALL Global Union has renewed and strengthened its Global Framework Agreement (GFA) with Siemens Gamesa, the world leader in wind turbine production. The German automaker systematically refusing to grant the same rights to its employees in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, as in the rest of the world, IndustriALL Global Union today suspends its long-standing global agreement with Volkswagen. At a meeting in Rio de Janeiro, unions from around the world, the world`s largest steel group, ArcelorMittal, decided to deepen their global relationship with the company in order to meet the ongoing challenges.