Slovak Republic -Metalburg steel employees on strike over delayed salaries -April 25, 2012

Approximately 100 employees of Metalburg Steel have gone on strike over delayed salary payments. According to OZ Kovo president Emyl Machyna, production has been halted and Metalburg Steel will file for bankruptcy at the regional court in order to draw funds from the guarantee fund. Metalburg Steel manager Juraj Mac said delays are due to a problem in dispatching products on time and denies that production has been halted, claiming that some of the 100 signatories of the document submitted by OZ Kovo came to work.

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