Today, at Gazpromís headquarters, the Companyís Management Committee Chairman, Alexey Miller, and the Chairman of Gazpromís Interregional Trade Union, Vladimir Babkin, signed the Gazprom Groupís General Collective Agreement FOR 2004-2006.
The new paper is valid for Gazprom and its 100% subsidiariesí employees and employers as well as for elected and assigned managers of Gazpromís Interregional Trade Union Council and the Gazprom Groupís trade union divisions.
The General Collective Agreement was approved at the Gazprom Groupís Employeesí Conference held on November 21, 2003.
Alexey Miller and Vera Shatalova, Chairman of the Companyís Trade Union, also signed today a new 2004-2006 Collective Agreement between Gazpromís Administrationís employers and employees. The participants of the Conference on adopting the Agreement, held on December 19, 2003, unanimously approved this document.
The Collective Agreement is a legal act adjusting social and labor relationship between Gazpromís employers and employees based on voluntary execution of mutual obligations.
The key objective of the Collective Agreement is to coordinate the employers and employeesí interests within the frames of social partnership principles and to provide, in accordance with the RF legislation, other legal acts and the Gas Industry Tariff Agreement, privileges and benefits to the employees.
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