Agroalimentaria from Comisiones Obreras (CCOO) and FITAG from the UGT that represent sugar workers in Spain, both IUF affiliates, signed a two-year collective agreement on 21 June, with representatives from the employers.
Category: Collective Bargaining
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According to local sources, for the first time in the history of Zambia Sugar, all unionised employees received a 20 percent Performance Related Bonus for the 2012/2013 crushing season.
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On 24 May, a long and difficult negotiating process under the National Bargaining Council for the Sugar Manufacturing and Refining Industry finalised with an agreement that granted an 8 percent increase across the board on basic wages/salaries.
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On 17 May, the Swaziland Agricultural, Plantation and Allied Workers Union (SAPAWU) signed an agreement with Ubombo Sugar Ltd., an Illovo Sugar subsidiary covering some 1,800 workers. The agreement is effective from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014.
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On April 13, union members of the BCTGM approved a new contract, twenty months after their employer, American Crystal, had locked them out. It was their fifth vote, which returned a 55 percent approval. Some 1,300 workers had been out of work since August 2011, many of whom have left the job or retired.
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On 25 April, the Tanzania Plantation and Agricultural Workers Union (TPAWU) concluded negotiations at Kilombero Sugar Co. (KSC), with a wage increase of 10 percent across the board. Kilombero Sugar reports 880 permanent employees and 2,160 seasonal workers. Inflation rate was quoted at 9.8 percent. (Monthly wages for the Paterson Grades A to C were …
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On 23 March, SPAWUM negotiations with Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Limited ended with an agreement for a 26 percent wage increase across the board.
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El 23 de marzo, las negociaciones de SPAWUM con Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Limited finalizaron con un acuerdo para un aumento salarial general del 26 por ciento.
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Em 23 de março, SPAWUM terminou negociações com Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Limited com um acordo para um aumento salarial geral de 26 por cento.
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O sindicato nacional dos trabalhadores de plantaçãoes, agrícolas e afins (NUPAAW) chegou a um acordo salarial com Zambia Sugar em 19 de Março, alcançando um aumento del 15 por cento para os trabalhadores permanentes (salário mais baixo subiu de USD 295,77 para $340.13) e 10 por cento para os trabalhadores sazonais (salário mais baixo subiu …
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