Employers’ organisations deliberately delay biannual negotiations over social security benefits. This also happened during the discussion for the period 2013-2014. As a result, the government changed the legislation stating that social security benefits will be automatically adapted if the (...)
When the private company Aguas Capital acquired the public water and sewage system of Cúcuta, there was hope among the workers that their working conditions would be improved. Their pay, however, decreased by between 10 and 15%. And the situation continued in the same vein during the following (...)
The Spanish bank BBVA inherited the collective pact drawn up by Gran Ahorrar, following the merger between the two banks in 2005. It also inherited the collective agreement managed by three trade unions: ACEB (the largest and the oldest of the three), UNEB and SintraBBVA (company-level union), (...)
“Agreement 01 of 1977” is the name of a benefits plan for non-unionised workers at Ecopetrol that has been in place for 37 years. It is, in fact, the equivalent of a collective pact, in the sense that it is a benefits scheme that differs from that established under the collective agreement.
Ave Colombiana is a company producing electrical goods. It was found by an Italian 50 years ago and is currently owned by his sons. Its production facilities are located on Via Zipaquirá-Nemocón, where it employs 150 workers, 28 of whom are members of Sintrabel and the Zipaquirá branch of the (...)