Denmark - No progress in bargaining with regional government - January 24, 2011

The FOA public service union is concerned about the lack of progress in the main collective bargaining round with the regional and local authority employers. The current three-year agreements expire at the end of March 2011 and FOA says that negotiations are already well behind schedule with the regional employers. According to the union these employers refuse to budge on their demand to abolish extra leave for older workers and also reject union proposals for extra protection for shop stewards curing restructuring and redundancies.

English: http://www.epsu.org/cob/398

Danish: http://www.foa.dk/Forbund/Presse?newsid ...

 

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. 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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