Czech Republic -Government asked to fulfill commitments -November 14, 2011

Several trade unions have asked the government to fulfill its commitments towards wages for health professionals and to keep the promise made after the doctors’ mobilization of last year, as to raise wages for medical staff across the board by 10%. The unions conclude that the government is back tracking, but say they will not accept anything less than 10%. The Czech Trade Union of Health Sector and Social Care of the Czech Republic (OSZSP), part of the Z3 coalition, asks for the raise to be part of the annual budget decree, but concerning the health sector that has not been published yet. The Z3 coalition has announced to continue its campaign with the slogan: “WE STAY - we want promises completed!” (See also this Collective Bargaining Newsletter Year 4 October 2011).

English: http://epsu.org/a/8140

Czech: http://epsu.org/IMG/pdf/PR_2011_11_14_health_Czech_Z3_tiskova_zprava.pdf

 

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) M.vanKlaveren@uva.nl. or the communications officer of the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net. © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2011.


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