RÉGIMEN INTERIOR -
INTERNAL REGULATIONS -
ART. 1. AGMs may only be attended by the members who have been invited by the Management Board.
ART. 2. Personal arguments should be avoided at Management Board meetings and AGMs. Should one break out, the members who caused it may be asked to leave the meeting by the Chair.
ART. 3. Matters that are discussed at Management Board meetings and AGMs must be confined to specific, unbiased issues that are for the common good.
ART. 4. All members who belong to the Cooperative must submit their suggestions for items to be discussed at an AGM in advance, regardless of the Question and Answer session, so that the Management Board is able to look into the legal aspects of the matters to be dealt with.
ART. 5.The Chair of the AGMs shall act as moderator and settle any issues that come up during deliberations.
ART. 6. The AGMs shall be subject to a strict "agenda", which shall be made up of the suggestions put forward by the Management Board and the members, who should submit them at least 10 days in advance to the Management Board.
ART. 7. In order to be able to hold an AGM, the members must be notified at least fifteen days in advance in writing.
ART. 8. Members who find themselves in a predicament or in need of money must discuss their situation with the Management Board, which in turn shall examine the problem and in the case of legitimate need it may grant an advance on pay.
ART. 9. The Cooperative's Management Board shall enjoy total freedom in deciding on the way work is managed, worker categories assigned and postings allocated according to the Cooperative's needs, whereby members may be sent to any of its worksites within its service network. Should a member believe that there are grounds to complain about the abuse of rank or authority, she/he may address her/his complaint to the Management Board, which shall be responsible for upholding or rejecting her/his criticism or claim.
ART. 10. Any new recruits shall be subject to a trial period of up to six months, so that the Cooperative may gauge their conduct, ascertain their level of skills and decide whether or not they can be admitted as members.
ART. 11. Sanctions and/or expulsion may be imposed for continued, systematic low productivity, intoxication due to drink or drugs, and for assaulting members or third parties on a worksite or work environment.
ART. 12. Any members who leave work without giving notice to the Management Board at least 15 days in advance so that it may proceed to find a replacement for the vacancy shall be fined 150 euros.
ART. 13. The Cooperative is subject to the same problems of the job market as any private business in terms of shutdowns and production slowdowns, and it has anticipated that should a member or group of members be left without a job for financial, technical or organisational reasons, or due to force majeure, at any of the worksites to which the Cooperative had assigned them to render their services, they must accept to wait for as long as necessary before being assigned a new post. During this period, the reciprocal obligation of working and being remunerated for working shall be suspended, until the Management Board finds them a new job posting, which they must accept immediately, without raising any objections on the grounds of geographic location, specialisation, work schedule or financial remuneration. Should a member not accept the new job posting, she/he will be made compulsorily redundant from the Cooperative without the right to any compensation or indemnity whatsoever.
ART. 14. Due to health and safety regulations, objects that can fall off, get caught in machinery or accumulate dirt, such as bracelets, rings, watches, etc. may not be worn at the workplace. Neither may telephones nor cameras be taken into the workplace. If pictures are taken of the facilities, machines or production processes without authorisation, a serious sanction shall be imposed. If a picture is used or posted online, a very serious sanction shall be imposed that could include expulsion, pursuant to Data Protection regulations, to which we are subject.
ART. 15. Coming into work while on Sick Leave shall constitute a very serious offence that could include expulsion.
ART. 16. The advance payment of monthly wages on account of the Cooperative's returns shall be subject to the payment of the invoice for the services rendered at the workplace. Should the advance payment be made before the payment of the invoice, workers must assume liability using their own money.
ART. 17. SERVICARNE shall at all times comply with the Social Security scheme in place. Currently, all new members must authorise Servicarne to process their registration and deregistration on the Special Scheme for the Self-
ART. 20. SERVICARNE shall have a WEBSITE with general and legal information for the members. On the WEBSITE, members shall have access at all times to the Articles of Association and the Internal Regulations, which shall be updated whenever amendments approved by the AGM are made to them, in addition to notices, notifications and calls to AGMs, which shall be legally binding. All members shall be given a copy of the Articles of Association and Internal Regulations when they join the Cooperative and from that time onwards members shall be responsible for requesting updated versions or replacement copies in the case of loss from their Line Manager, SERVICARNE's head office or downloading them from the WEBSITE. Any information, notices and notifications posted on the SERVICARNE intranet shall likewise be legally binding.