Latvia -National opera chorus strike out ruled by court -June 15, 2012

The national opera chorus trade union had called a strike for 8 June from 7 p.m. onwards. Talks with management failed to resolve the conflict that centres on low salaries, heavy workload and improper contracts. Management went to court that ruled that the proposed strike was illegal. The ruling cannot be appealed. Meanwhile the trade union has called the managing director to resign.

English: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/legislation/?doc=58798

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