Corporate Social Responsibility
In an open letter, which has received the support of 600 organisations from more than 90 countries plus European and international organisations, EPSU calls on governments and the EU to take action to prevent the wave of ISDS cases that put at risk an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
EPSU has co-signed an appeal of 88 organisations which demands the European Commission introduce new corporate accountability legislation requiring companies to respect human rights and the environment in their global value chains and operations.
Trade unions set up global union network in German multinational Fresenius active in care and renal dialysis
The German company Fresenius active across the global in care, renal dialysis and medical products is quickly building a reputation of a company that does not respect its workers.
(April 2017) The International Labour Organisation has issued new guidelines for multinational enterprises. The revision has added to the longstanding ILO declaration by adding principles addressing specific decent work issues related to social security, forced labour, transition from the informal to the formal economy, wages, access to remedy and compensation of victims. The principles have been agreed with employers, trade unions and governments and set out responsibilities for public authorities.
European Social Dialogue Committee for the Electricity Sector, EURELECTRC/industriAll Europe/ EPSU Positive actions on Training/Health & safety/Equal opportunity & Diversity (22 January 2014) Following the 2009 Joint Statement on the
Skills, CSR, employment, South East European energy community discussed in electricity social dialogue
(27 May 2013) Agreement was reached to continue exploring the establishment of a [sector skill council in the electricity sector->art8856] which can respond to developments on the labour market, new
(25 March 2013) The European social partners in the electricity sector continued their work on a number of burning issues and concluded with agreements. The social partners [adopted three texts->art9367]
Electricity social partners consider skill council, training, CSR, and internal market electricity and gas
(20 November 2012) Training was the main issue. The unions and employers considered the [follow up of their conference->art8856] on the Future of Jobs and Skills in the European electricity