In the reporting year, no data was available regarding the percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. Sika is present in 97 countries with both small and large subsidiaries. In many of the smaller companies the number of employees is small and no collective bargaining agreements exist. However, in many big countries e.g. USA, Germany, France etc., collective bargaining agreements for workers are the rule, and the majority of workers is covered in these geographies.