Austria - Red Cross workers reject pay freeze - February 15, 2010

A meeting of about 100 works council representatives has called on the Red Cross in Vienna to stop delaying and make a pay offer and not try to freeze pay for 2010. The workers argue that their pay should rise in line with workers delivering similar services and point to the recent agreement in the BAGS private health negotiations that produced a 1.5% pay increase (See also this Collective Bargaining NewsletterYear 3 January 2010).



This article was published in the Collective Bargaining Newsletter. It aims to facilitate information exchange between trade unions and to support the work of ETUC's collective bargaining committee. For more information, please contact the editor Maarten van Klaveren, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) You may find further information on the ETUI, and on the AIAS at © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2009.

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