Pass’IFRIA – a tailor-made approach to training in the food industry in France
The Pass’IFRIA is a course of integration and training of six months for new workers in the food industry. It is a short training, centred on practical skills. It is completely accomplished within the company through dual training, with theoretical lessons and training at the workplace.
Implementing the Occupational Safety and Health Directive in the Romanian food industry
General objective: Implementing better actions and measures for preventing professional risks in the Food industry, focusing on small and medium enterprises (SME), in order to improve the occupational safety and health.
Recruitment initiatives to attract young people at Mars Polska
Mars is a “learner-centred” organisation laying stress on developing skills and leadership qualities.
Female Leadership Programme at Coca-Cola AG in Germany
Female Leadership Programme “Achieve your best”: 25 female managers participated in a three-day workshop in 2013 that provided them with tools to be their best. Participants were asked to consider their personal leadership experience, and to identify their goals for the future. Future leaders were asked to identify what was truly important to them, both in the professional and private environment.
Food Chain Contract: Promoting social dialogue & quality of employment in France
The food chain contract was signed in June 2013 between several branches of the food chain, trade unions and the state (ministry and regions). There is an employment section in this sector contract.
Family-Friendly Working Environment at Danone GmbH in Germany
For a family-friendly working environment at Danone GmbH, the company is cooperating with the Family Service GmbH.
Work-Life-Balance and recognising voluntary work at Dr. August Oetker in Germany
Dr. August Oetker Nahrungsmittel KG has a programme to promote work-life-balance and reconciliation of work and family.
Training and upskilling programme at Arla Foods in Denmark
Arla Foods (Dairy company, number of employees: 19,600) has started an extensive skills development and upskilling programme in 2009. The initiative goes back to the social partners in the Danish dairy industry, who has agreed to upgrade the skills all employees in the dairy industry within the next years.
Introduction of extra days of paid leave for older workers in the Belgian food industry
The previous government in power in Belgium changed the conditions for early retirement. Because of this, many workers close to retirement age are obligated to work longer than expected. The current government has decided to make the conditions even stricter and have increased the retirement age from 65 to 67 years. Hence, the social partners have decided to provide better conditions for workers with seniority. The objective is both preventive and a compensatory. In the recent negotiations, the social partners have renegotiated the conditions for extra days of leave.