Blood money - 14 Sept. 2009


US-Navy Storekeeper 3rd Class Robert Franke do...
Blood money
In Belgium for many years the Red Cross's blood donation service has made errors in its wage calculations, failing to pay correct overtime payments and other allowances. It is estimated that it owes its 200 workers around 2 million. The GPA-DJP trade union says that the Red Cross is trying to resolve the issue individually, giving workers a tight deadline to accept offers of payment below what they are really entitled to.
Source: Collective Bargaining, issue 7, 2009


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