TUBACEX SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH TRADE UNIONS AS PART OF CURRENT COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT TO INCREASE COMPETITIVENESS
TUBACEX Management and the Trade Unions (LAB, CC.OO., ELA and UGT), which account for the vast majority of trade union representations in the company, have signed an agreement, as part of the current collective agreement, aimed at increasing and improving competitiveness in the Acería de Álava and Tubacex Tubos Inoxidables subsidiaries.
This agreement, which was reached in mid-October and develops the agreement reached by both parties in July, is framed within the company’s competitiveness improvement plan, which expects to implement relevant changes for the future of both subsidiaries within the TUBACEX Group.
Both parties have signed an agreement aimed at establishing a permanent employment policy, which will involve hiring 65 permanent workers.
The professional promotion and personnel selection systems have also been revised, in order to favor internal promotion of the staff, improvement of flexibility in the production area and costs savings.
TUBACEX Management and the Trade Unions have undertaken to continue talks in order to agree on measures to ensure competitiveness and profitability of Acería de Álava and Tubacex Tubos Inoxidables.