Poland -Plea for higher minimum wage -August 26, 2013

Trade union confederation OPZZ wants a minimum wage of 11 zloty (€2.5) an hour, as part of a campaign against so-called 'junk' employment contracts. This minimum should apply to all employment contracts and be enshrined in the country's labour legislation. The joint trade unions have promised a month of protest in September against government policies and 'junk' employment contracts, which give employees no job stability or social insurance rights.

English:  http://www.thenews.pl/1/12/Artykul/145309,Trade-union-pushes-for-minimum-wage
http://www.wbj.pl/article-63048-unions-oppose-government-proposal-on-minimum-wage.html

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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