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Spanish textile employers, unions reach wage agreement
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Apr '13
Textile employers and unions in Spain have reached a preliminary agreement, more than two years after the expiry of the previous agreement in December 2010.
 
The agreement was reached after prolonged negotiations between the representatives of textile unions and Alejandro Laquidain, president of Consejo Intertextil Español (CIE or Spanish Intertextile Council).
 
The union representatives have accepted more flexible working conditions for contract workers, as proposed by the CIE.
 
Both sides have also agreed to include measures that are based on labour reforms being implemented by the Government.
 
In the coming weeks, a final document of the agreement between both parties is likely to be drafted and would avoid demonstrations and strikes by textile sector workers.
 
In addition to more flexible working conditions, union representatives have accepted a wage increase of 0.6 percent this year, applicable with retrospective effect from January 1, 2013.
 
For 2011, the wage increase would be 0.8 percent for 2011 in tables not retroactive. For 2012, the wage increases would be 0.5 percent, effective from January 1, and 0.19 percent under the review clause.
 
According to a statement released by FITAG-UGT, which represents industrial and agricultural workers, the arrears arising from 2012 till now would be paid by employers in two installments, once the agreement is signed. 
 

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