Czech Republic -New director Prague public transport announces wage freeze -October 24, 2013

The new managing director of the publicly owned Prague public transport company DPP, who inherited a financially troubled company, has announced he intends to freeze the wages of the 10,500 staff. DPP employees earn an average of 31,000 CZK (€1,211) per month, which is just below the Prague average salary and above the national average. The Prague Trade Union of Transport (ZO OSD Motol) has reacted that wages are not the cause of the company’s financial difficulties, but unfavourable contracts with suppliers are.

English: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/eiro/2013/10/articles/cz1310019i.htm

 

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