The agreement commits BMW to comply with all the International Labour Organisation core labour conventions along with provisions on remuneration, working time and occupational health and safety.
The agreement also states that the BMW Group expects its business partners and suppliers to adopt these principles as a criterion for lasting business relationships.
The agreement was signed after challenging and lengthy negotiations between the company and trade union and worker representatives.
Facts on BMW GFA
Agreement signed: 26 April 2005
Home Country Union: European Works Council of the BMW Group