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Ensuring equal opportunities for all employees, encouraging better work/ life balance and promoting an open and diverse workforce enables EU telecoms operators to retain best talents and increase motivation, according to a report published today by ETNO and UNI*.
“To mark the European Year of Equal Chances for All, we are proud to show how ETNO members make diversity a key business driver. This report aims at encouraging other companies and sectors to embrace similar initiatives”, said Michael Bartholomew, ETNO Director.
The report entitled ’Diversity at Work’ available in seven languages identifies best practices among EU telecoms operators to avoid discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation and to enable a better work life balance. The study has been carried out by the ETNO-UNI Europa working group on diversity which functions as a forum for companies and trade unions in the context of the EU Social Dialogue Committee.
This joint ETNO-UNI project has been supported by the European Commission as part of a campaign to promote diversity in the workforce.
Best practices outlined in the report include measures and special programmes to:
To download an electronic version of the brochure in Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish, please consult.
?*UNI Telecoms is the global union in the telecommunications industry with over 2 million members (www.union-network.org)