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Global Framework Agreements

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Global Framework Agreements (GFAs) serve to protect the interests of workers across a multinational company’s operations.

Global Framework Agreements are negotiated on a global level between trade unions and a multinational company. They put in place the very best standards of trade union rights, health, safety and environmental practices, and quality of work principles across a company's global operations, regardless of whether those standards exist in an individual country.

IndustriALL prioritizes establishing, monitoring and improving GFAs with multinational companies.

Current agreements

IndustriALL has existing GFAs with the following multinational corporations. Click on each company to view more information and the agreement text.

EADSEDFElectroluxEnelEngie (GDF Suez)
Siemens GamesaGEAH&MInditexLeoni
LukoilMANMann + HummelMizunoNorsk Hydro
Norske SkogPetrobrasPrymPSA Peugeot CitroënRenault
SiemensSolvaySKFStora EnsoTchibo

TK Elevator


IndustriALL also has global agreements with multinational corporations covering specific key topics across these corporations’ operations. These include our global health and safety agreement with ArcelorMittal and our global agreement on sexual harassment with Unilever.

Checklists for Global Framework Agreements

IndustriALL Global Union’s Checklist for Affiliated Organizations for Implementation and Monitoring of GFAs

IndustriALL Global Union’s Checklist for the Secretariat for Implementation and Monitoring of GFAs

Global Framework Agreement guidelines

IndustriALL GFA Guidelines - English

IndustriALL GFA Guidelines - French

IndustriALL GFA Guidelines - Spanish

IndustriALL GFA Guidelines - German

IndustriALL GFA Guidelines - Russian

IndustriALL GFA Guidelines - Japanese