Hungary - Much more collective agreements agreed in metal sector - August 31, 2010

In 2010, three times more collective agreements than in previous years have been concluded by the Metalworkers' Union, representing 30,000 employees at 260 workplaces, according to union president Béla Balogh. Balogh said that there had been no significant wage developments during the economic crisis, and expressed the wish that with the end of this difficult period, it would be possible to revive wage negotiations.

English: Máté Komiljovics, union correspondent


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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