Federation of European Employers
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|Type||Company limited by guaranty|
|Founder(s)||Robin E.J Chater (Secretary-General)|
|Headquarters||London, United Kingdom|
The Federation of European Employers (FedEE) was established in 1989 with the support of the European Commission. Today it operates independently and is the leading organisation for multinational employers operating in Europe.
The Federation's principal aims are to assist companies to achieve legal compliance, operate more effectively at an international level, take full advantage of EU expansion into central and Eastern Europe, develop practical/equitable pay structures, evaluate new employment methods and trends, monitor employee participation and trade union activities at a European level and embrace workforce diversity.
In 1989, the Federation of European Employers was founded by current Secretary-General Robin E.J Chater in order to assist human resource professionals operating in Europe.
Work of the Federation
In addition to providing legal information, updates and advice, the Federation compiles labour statistics and economic data, and creates policy checklists and model policies for service providers.
Areas of changes monitored by the Federation include: union developments (changes in structure, membership, campaigns, protests and strike activity); evolution and operation of European works councils and national works councils; new elements and pay and benefit trends in collective agreements; remuneration; corporate governance rules and corporate ethics; income tax; health and safety; working time and leave; privacy at work; employee recruitment; work and residence permits; pensions and social security; financial participation plans; business transfers; termination of employment contracts; discrimination and equal opportunity.
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