The address of the Telephone and the trade unions CCOO and UGT, have signed this Friday the Plan of Individual Suspension of Employment (PSI) for workers who are 53 years old or more, that will be voluntary and which may join more than 4,500 workers of the company in Spain.
in Addition, the parties have signed the collective agreement of the company , which will run from 2019 to 2021, extendable for a further year, and that includes the possibility of setting a day a week of telecommuting, have reported to EFE sources of the negotiation.
The PSI, which is similar to 2016, envisages, among other issues, a pay 68% of the gross wage up to 65 , a medical insurance and the payment of Social Security contributions until retirement, while the convention includes a rise of 1.5% a year, according to sources from the Phone.
This agreement ensures the "sustainability" of the business and it also represents a "major advance towards a company more digital, more flexible and more prepared for the challenges of the future ", said the president of Telefónica España, Emilio Gayo, in a statement sent to employees of the company, which has had access EFE. This plan of suspension of employment, voluntary, universal and non-discriminatory, will be "timely" for this year, said Gaius.
The company expects to begin "next week" with the interviews and the firms adherence to the plan, it affects more than 4,500 employees of Telefónica Spain, Telefónica Móviles and Telefónica soluciones , of the 21,000 template, although it is foreseeable that not point to all, according to union sources.
The employees, who have until October 31 to sign up, you must have a 15 years old in the company and have complied with the 53-year-old in 2019 .The Plan of Individual Suspension of Employment will affect more than 4,500 employees of Telefónica Spain, Telefónica Móviles and Telefónica soluciones
For its part, the agreement includes a pay rise for all staff of 1.5% in each of the years of validity, in addition to a plus annual 300 euros in 2020 and 2021, which will be consolidable 150 each year.
at The same time, the company "is going to make an effort very much relevant in the implementation of the training policy to provide the people of new technology skills that make them be more versatile". It is expected that involving more than 6,000 people in these training programs, according to company sources.
The novelty of this Friday is that it has been agreed, in the framework of the negotiation of the agreement, increase the number of teleworkers , as well as analyze, inside the joint Commission Intercompanies of the organisation of Working Time, the possibility of establishing a day of telework per week in the areas where it is possible, as stated in the document.telecommuting
The company has committed to develop by 2020 a computer system that allows you to trace requests and refusals of working distance , as stated in the text of the agreement and consists of 307 pages.
The meeting for the signing of the convention began at 11: 00 today, included a recess, after which closed a pending issue that was related to the commercial offer of the company to contract employees of the company's products.
UGT and CCOO signed the agreement after receiving the approval in their respective sectoral councils, in the first case by a unanimous vote, and in the second by a majority of more than 75%.
Since Telephone is contemplated, according to the company to the comisión Nacional del Mercado de valores (CNMV), a allocation of 1,600 million euros to cope with this process , which, according to calculations by the operator, could lead to a savings of 220 billion a year from 2021.
The collective agreement began negotiating last June, and in mid-September, was introduced as a novelty this plan of outputs after receiving the approval of the Board of Directors of Telefónica, which was scheduled for the 25th of this month, but was advanced to day 10, after the descent of the listing of the company last August.Updated Date: 27 September 2019, 17:03