Spain -Health ministry agrees collective agreement with unrepresentative union -November 02, 2013

Trade unions in the health sector are taking the ministry to court over its decision to close the sector’s collective agreement with the unrepresentative employees’ organisation Forum of Nurses and Medical Professionals. The unions, who did not accept the conditions of the new collective agreement, argue that the right to collective bargaining has been violated by the ministry and have mounted a legal challenge.


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