SPIE Sud-Ouest has signed a convention with AGEFIPH for the employment of disabled workers.
The regional subsidiary of SPIE, the European leader in the electrical, HVAC and mechanical engineering field signed this convention with AGEFIPH in order to set out its policy of supporting persons with a disability. It defines the terms of partnership between SPIE Sud-Ouest and AGEFIPH for 2009-2010.
With technical and financial backing from AGEFIPH, SPIE Sud-Ouest has undertaken to take the necessary steps to successfully implement its disability action plan based on five key points:
SPIE Sud-Ouest is the second company in its region to sign this type of convention.
A number of actions to promote the employment of disabled persons have already been taken by SPIE Sud-Ouest this year. These include the setting up of a pilot sandwich training scheme for electrical installers targeting new employees with a disability, the drawing up and circulation of the "Handi'SPIE" guide to foster awareness among the company's supervisory personnel, undertaking various recruitment campaigns through regional "Cap Emploi" agencies supporting the employment of disabled persons, and favouring suppliers providing protected work environments for the disabled.
The SPIE Group has also signed national agreements with temporary employment agencies with the aim of increasing the number of disabled persons they propose for temporary jobs within the Group.
In adopting this convention, SPIE Sud-Ouest is implementing the SPIE Group's values and policy of diversity as stated in the Diversity Charter drawn up by Group in 2008. This charter is based on four main principles:
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