German contract wins support
- GERMANY. Cage, Sam // Chemical Week;2/6/2002, Vol. 164 Issue 5, p17
Reports that the German chemical trade union IG BCE is pushing for higher wages for its members in the current round of negotiations as of Febryary 6, 2002. Percentage of wage increase suggested; Estimated number of IG BCE members; Response of the German government to the union demands.
- Union warns firms. // Chemical Week;6/15/1994, Vol. 154 Issue 23, p8
Reports on the German chemical employees' union, IG Chemie's warning to German chemical companies not to impinge on workers' livelihoods by cutting long-established pay bonuses. Drive to make wages more productive-oriented; Argument by the union on breach of social partnership.
- German pay row. // Chemical Week;1/25/1995, Vol. 156 Issue 3, p8
Reports that the German chemical union IG Chemie is looking for a pay settlement of six percent, a rate above Germany's 2.5 to 2.7% inflation rate in upcoming pay negotiations. Group's rationale for the demand.
- German workers seek pay hike. // Chemical Week;3/27/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 12, p6
Reports on the plan by Western Germany's chemical union IG Chemie to seek a pay increase for its members. Number of union members; Commitment of job security; Negotiations between groups.
- German union gets pay settlement. // Chemical Week;1/1/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 1, p6
Reports on the agreement between Germany's IG Chemie trade union and the BAVC employers' federation to maintain sick pay at 100 percent of full salary for workers in the western German chemical industry.
- German union wants 6% pay rise... // Chemical Week;11/2/1994, Vol. 155 Issue 17, p8
Reports that demands by the German chemical workers union IG Chemie for a five to six percent wage increase for its western German members have been dismissed as unreasonable by the German chemical industries employers' federation.
- Collective agreements. // Accountancy;Jan1991, Vol. 107 Issue 1169, p41
This article presents a court case of non-incorporation of collective agreements negotiated by trade unions and employers' association into an employment contract. In large industries, wage rates and terms and conditions employment are often determined by collective agreements negotiated by...
- EUROPE. Robinson, Simon // ICIS Chemical Business;5/15/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 19, p10
The article discusses issues related to the chemical industry in Europe. After a strong first quarter, with demand for engineering polymers especially high in March 2006, the German plastics producers association, PlasticsEurope Deutschland, is forecasting a 2.5-3% higher output in 2006....
- Polish trade union pushes for minimum wage. // Regional Today;
The article reports on the move of All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions (OPZZ), the largest trade union in Poland, to push a minimum wage of 11 Polish zloty (PLN) per hour as part of its campaign to abolish casual employment contracts in the country.