Orpea: CGT and CFDT unions demand cancellation of global agreement on ethical employment and union rights

The CGT and CFDT, respectively the second and third largest representative unions at Orpea in France, are asking UNI global union to reverse the global agreement signed in April with the nursing home giant. Contacted by Planet Labor, the global union federation stands its ground. The International Trade Union Confederation and the European Trade Union Confederation, which received a copy of the letter sent on 4 May, have still not chosen their side.

Through . Published on 09 May 2022 Ă  16h13 - Update on 09 May 2022 Ă  16h59

Last month’s signing of a global framework agreement by French nursing home group Orpea with UNI Global Union provoked outcry among trade unions and the conflict did not stop there. In a letter sent on 4 May to Christy Hoffman, general secretary of UNI Global Union, the CGT and CFDT trade unions,…

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