The agreement ceremony represented the climax of negotiations between both Company and workers' representatives (Union) to determine mutually agreed-upon terms and conditions which protect the interest of both workers and Ansell.
All matters relating to wages, benefits, grievances and health and safety issues take place at Ansell through effective management and worker dialogue.
Ansell is committed to respecting the right of freedom of association as well as collective bargaining in all its businesses. Ansell complies with respective country laws, labour relations legislations, and International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions. Seventy-two percent of Ansell total production worker population is represented by a union or independent worker council.
Seventy percent of the production workforce is covered by a collective bargaining agreement. The Company has an established process where any worker can give feedback through worker surveys and a confidential hotline.
The 13th Collective Agreement is effective from 1st January 2018, and shall remain in force for a period of three years and thereafter unless superseded by a new collective agreement negotiated between the parties.