Agriculture and Fishing
- 14 Nov 2006
Lithuania: Collective agreement in agricultural sector
The single currently valid collective agreement in Lithuania was signed in the agricultural sector in June 2005 by the Lithuanian Association of Agricultural Companies and the Trade Union Federation of Lithuanian Agricultural Workers. The agreement was registered in accordance with the valid legislation.
- 25 Sep 2006
Netherlands: Shareholders back Avebe rescue plan
Avebe, the leading potato starch company in the Netherlands and largest industrial employer in the north of the country, again finds itself in difficult circumstances. Following several reorganisations aimed at controlling dwindling revenues, the company’s account currently holds insufficient funds to pay the potato suppliers. The farmers, who are also shareholders of the company, finally agreed to a rescue plan involving a measure of financial risk on their part.