The EC wants ‘stronger voice for European Works Councils’!

The EC wants ‘stronger voice for European Works Councils’!

This week, the European Commission adopted the proposals to amend the EWC Directive 2009/38/EC. These amendments are an important step forward to improve the framework for the information and consultation of employees at the transnational level. All in all, I’m positive! The summary, as well as the link to the official documents, you can find…

Googled!

Googled!

When you start your own company, they say you have to work hard to get higher on Google. So we did, and I guess it worked: December 12th, Pemota Consultancy went straight to the top at Google … with a bit of help from the stairs. 😉 We finished a great day, training the newly…

‘It’s the experience Pemota brings to the table’

‘It’s the experience Pemota brings to the table’

Chubb is a global fire safety and security solutions provider, protecting people andassets worldwide for over 200 years. Chubb offers high-quality service and innovative, technology-enabled solutions for business and home – from design and installation to service and monitoring. From fire alarms, gas detection and explosion suppression, to cameras, access management and fire extinguishers.  It’s…

‘Expertise and experience are essential for successful EWC’

‘Expertise and experience are essential for successful EWC’

PPG Industries is a global manufacturer of paints, coatings, and specialty materials. It’s a Fortune 200 company with headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and operations in nearly 70 countries around the world. The group has annual sales of about USD 18 billion and 52,000 employees worldwide, including some 15,000 in Europe. There are currently 13 countries represented…

Pemota driving positive change

Pemota driving positive change

Over the last couple of weeks, I have supported and trained many different European Works Councils across different businesses, both in their internal meetings as well as in meetings with management. I have had numerous discussions about issues that really affect employee morale. Amongst others, we discussed workloads and work stress, the impact of inflation…

‘Petra Molenaar brings over 20 years of international EWC experience to the table.’

‘Petra Molenaar brings over 20 years of international EWC experience to the table.’

Andy Murray, Chairman of the Howmet European Works Council explains why they work with Pemota. Howmet Aerospace Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider for the aerospace and transportation industries. The company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, and titanium structural parts as well as forged wheels for…

What a month!

What a month!

Today, only one month ago, Pemota Consultancy took off!I left SBI Formaat after 24 years, to see if I could use my knowledge, experience and network, to build and grow my own consultancy firm, specialized in European Works Councils!I can assure you – this was a big step for me! And what an exciting month it was….