(27 October 2023) Unions and the union representatives in the European works council negotiated a Charter on improving the social dialogue in the French multinational care company Clariane (formerly Korian). The Charter sets out a series of principles and stresses the value of social dialogue and collective bargaining. The Charter will be discussed in the different countries in which the company is active in the next months with a first evaluation in November 2024.
Following internal procedures EPSU obtained a mandate to start the negotiations in April 2023. The agreement was reached after several months of constructive dialogue and was accompanied by Tuscany Bell of the EPSU secretariat. The Charter was signed by the EPSU General Secretary, the chair of the EWC and the CEO of the company Sophie Boissard, 25 October 2023, Paris