CEOE accuses the Government of “wanting to break social dialogue” by opening the door of the CES to regional employers' associations | Economy | EUROtoday

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The employers' leaders of CEOE, Cepyme and ATA got here out en masse this Wednesday to reject a number of of the problems included by the Government within the Royal Decree-Law that reforms unemployment safety accredited this Tuesday. After assembly the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of CEOE, the businessmen have issued a press release through which they accuse the Executive of “wanting to break the social dialogue by forcing the entry into dialogue forums of actors related to their interests.”

In this manner they’ve referred to the regulatory modification of the Economic and Social Council (CES), included in stated decree, with which the Government has opened the door of this physique to probably the most consultant enterprise organizations on the regional stage and never solely to the state ones, which had been the one ones current till now.

But the Catalan CEOE businessmen have been even harder. The Foment del Treball employer affiliation, chaired by Josep Sánchez Llibre, and which could possibly be one of the crucial harmed by the opening of the CES to probably the most consultant regional enterprise associations, since its rival Pimec might entry this physique because of this legislative change, He has immediately accused the Government of being “a filibuster and authoritarian for consciously dynamiting social dialogue.” What's extra, in one other assertion, Foment considers that these unilateral actions of the Executive “lead one to think that its intention is to legislate against businessmen.”

Along these similar strains, the Business Confederation of the Valencian Community (CEV) has additionally rejected this Wednesday “the increasing interventionism of the Government” and has warned that “unilateral legislative initiatives, disregarding the framework of social dialogue, are shaking the balance.” achieved within the labor reform.”


These CEOE accusations have come preceded within the assertion by agency criticism, already expressed this Tuesday by enterprise sources, to the measure, additionally included within the aforementioned decree, which approves the appliance precedence of regional and provincial agreements over state ones if they’re met. sure circumstances. The enterprise representatives – simply because the UGT and CC OO unions additionally did yesterday – have rejected that with this transformation the Government has “radically” modified the construction of collective bargaining.

For this motive, the employers' associations disapprove that the Executive “continues to deepen the interventionist drift that we have been denouncing for a long time in the field of labor relations, by substantially modifying, unilaterally and to comply with political pacts, the exclusive negotiation space and autonomy that companies and workers have traditionally provided themselves with.”

In this sense, employers once again remember that the fact that these changes have not been formally negotiated with employers and unions means “skipping the obligatory consultation in social dialogue, as mandated by article 7 of the Constitution” when addressing them. important issues of collective bargaining.

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