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FCA-PSA merger: the reason why there will be two workers’ representatives on the Board of Directors

by Volker Telljohann, IRES Emilia-Romagna

On 17 December the so-called ‘combination agreement’ between FCA and PSA was signed, which will lead in about a year’s time to the merger of the two groups. Much emphasis has been placed in the Italian media on the fact that there will also be two workers’ representatives on the Board of Directors (BoD) of the new group, one for PSA and one for FCA. How can we explain this news?

The role and functions of workers’ representatives in the transnational company.

by Ornella La Tegola, Labour Law researcher at the University of Bari

A good social dialogue and the recognition of the right of workers and their representatives to be involved allows attention to be paid to all socially sensitive issues, creating a virtuous circle that extends from fundamental social rights of workers to citizenship rights.