On July 10, Randstad Group signed an agreement establishing the European Works Council in the company. UNI Europa TAW together with its affiliates has been driving the process for a few years.
The EWC replaces a voluntary information and consultation structure, Randstad European Platform, which existed since 1996. The EWC agreement has sthengthened the concept of the transnational information and consultation as foreseen in the EWC Directive. It also recognises the advisory status of UNI Europa being able to delegate two experts to Randstad EWC meetings which is held twice a year to discuss the issues related to the business development, company results, working conditions, etc.
UNI Europa also acknowledged the work of Klaus Depner, ver.di member and a long-term EP Chair, who decided to leave this position and to continue his career in Randstad.
Randstad is a Dutch multinational emplyment agency. It is one of the corporate members of Ciett and a co-signatory of the Global Agreement UNI has with the leading global temp employment agencies.