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Ericsson global trade union network moves forward

The Network was launched in April 2016 with the purpose of uniting Ericsson trade unions from around the world; sharing essential information and practices; protecting workers’ rights to organize and bargain collectively; and engaging with the company in global dialogue.

The network is a joint initiative of UNI Global Union, IndustriALL Global Union and the Swedish Unions at Ericsson.

The meeting focused on the latest developments at Ericsson globally and discussions addressed:

  • Information exchange and union activities in each country
  • Developing strategy on organizing including supply chains
  • Ericsson’s policy on social responsibility and human rights
  • Communication and coordination among unions

Participants welcomed company management to the second day of the meeting to exchange views on Ericsson’s corporate social responsiblity policy and its implementation.

As a result of the meeting, the Ericsson trade union network adopted a revised strategic plan and participants agreed on cross-border cooperation and solidarity actions to develop organizing strategies and advance social dialogue with the company worldwide.

Ericsson is a multinational networking and telecommunications company headquartered in Stockholm.


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