Power multinational Endesa meets unions from its operations worldwide in a regular global council, as stipulated in the Global Framework Agreement with IndustriALL.
Union rights, health and safety, vocational training, labour relations, company prospects and employment trends are the main topics for consideration by the new council.
The union rights, safety and training provisions of the global agreement are specifically linked to the international standards of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
Endesa is one of the world's major private electricity groups, with interests in gas distribution, mining, water treatment, telecommunications and new technologies.
Agreement signed: 25 January 2002
Home country union: FITAG-UGT, FM CC.OO, Spain