For unions, the accompanying measures are not further negotiable. After consultations with the Federal councils, Cassis, and Parmelin you ready to show next to no compromise. The employer may require clarifications.
On Monday at the parties and on Wednesday, the social partners felt that The members of Ignazio Cassis and Guy Parmelin have in its consultations on the Institutional framework agreement with the EU on Wednesday for a three-hour Meeting in Bern, the pulse of the social partners.
trade Association is looking for Position
The consultations had been a review in a good atmosphere, in the case of the well-known positions had been summarized by Hans-Ulrich Bigler, Director of the Swiss trade Association (SGV), the Meeting at the request of the news Agency Keystone-SDA. The SGV had not gone with great expectations in the talks.
The trade Association has not been defined, such as Bigler stated that his Position finally. The Board will do this at the end of April. In principle, the framework agreement is the right way. The SGV but I have concerns, which relate to the protection of Wages, the Accompanying measures, the citizens ' rights Directive, the state aid and the role of the European court of justice to the arbitral Tribunal.
trade unions reaffirm Position
your mind for some time, the Union confederations have made. They showed the Meeting with the Federal Council, there is still no willingness to compromise. Daniel Lampart, chief economist of the Swiss Federation of trade unions (SGB), stated on request that the Federal Council at the Meeting, I want to believe that the Accompanying are not a Problem. For the SGB, but the red lines would continue to apply. The protection of Wages should be taken out of the agreement.
The Accompanying measures and the protection of Wages for the SGB continue to be non-negotiable. Therefore, we reject this outcome to the negotiations on the framework agreement. If necessary it will fight the Referendum.
Into the same Horn Travail joined.Suisse. The President of the trade Union Federation, Adrian Wüthrich, explained that the consultations had revealed nothing New. The present contract, as he is present now, have the members no Chance. The Federal Council had been commissioned to make in the coming political talks is clear that there is the protection of Wages of Switzerland, no concessions.
That the Accompanying measures should come within the scope of the framework agreement, is not acceptable. An agreement that the independent protection of Wages in Switzerland, the weakness in question was for the employees to have a bad agreement.
employers say: Yes, but...
"Yes, but ...", read employer-President Valentin Vogt said following the consultations, on request. The Swiss employers ' Association is prepared to support the framework agreement, if two clarifications would be made on the Accompanying measures.
It must be ensured that the Tripartite commissions and social partners are responsible for the implementation of the Flanking measures.
in Addition, Switzerland must have the ability to call for new Accompanying measures in the case of exceptional situations introduce. Vogt mentioned, for example, a strong Swiss franc, or a massive influx of foreign workers. The Federal Council is likely to publish in may be the conclusion of the consultations.
employee associations say Yes
Not at the table in the consultation by Wednesday, the employees associations of Switzerland, sat. In a joint communication of the Business Association, noted, the employees in Switzerland and the Schweizer Kader Organisation, the present Institutional agreement "is a win for Switzerland and will have to be signed in its present Form".
According to the staff associations could be the Switzerland is not to be expected in the case of a renegotiation with so many concessions. Other viable Alternatives do not give to say it in the message.
on Monday, representatives of various parties in Bern in an interview with the Federal councils of Cassis, Maurer, and Parmelin had stated their known positions on the framework agreement with the EU. Concrete results yielded by the consultation are not expected to according to the. The SVP says no, all the other parties to agree to a framework agreement with more or less large Reserved.
Ball remains with the Federal Council
The Ball is, as before, to the Federal Council. He must decide whether he breaks off the negotiations, if he submits the agreement to the Parliament or whether he is asking the EU renegotiations.
The Council of States rejected on Wednesday a Motion that it wanted to prohibit the Federal Council, the Institutional agreement with the EU to sign. The Council of States holds the door open for an agreement with the EU. (Dec/sda)
Created: 13.03.2019, 16:55 PM