Branch industrial relations in France: one of a kind in Europe?

Mercredi 24 juin

10:00 - 11:00

Espace Europe


The way labour relations between social partners are organised differs in various EU countries. In France, employer and trade union representatives negotiate agreements at several levels: inter-professional agreements, professional branch agreements, company agreements, and in some cases even specific site agreements. The number of agreements entered into in 2018 remains buoyant amid significant changes brought on by the latest labour reforms. What are the particularities of the French “branch” level? What is the state of social dialogue in the urban passenger transport branch? What’s the latest on the future rail collective bargaining agreement?