Estonia -Teachers union members back February strike -January 17, 2012

Sven Rondik, president of the Education Personnel Union has said that his union is going ahead with preparations for a teachers' strike in February now that a poll has shown that 70% of its members support the idea. In a radio interview Rondik noted that the law still requires that the union meet with the Public Conciliator to ask for permission to strike. Until that authorization is given, the union has the right to plan the strike, but not set a date, he said (See also this Collective Bargaining Newsletter Year 4 December 2011).

English: http://news.err.ee/education/b6941d26-98a0-44a2-9f41-6186c1920898

 

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 2012.


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