Sweden -New agreement for transport workers -April 26, 2013

A strike by members of the Swedish Transport Workers’ Union (STWU) was called off after just 45 minutes yesterday following agreement with the Swedish Road Transport Employers Association (SRTEA) on a new contract for workers. The new agreement for port and road haulage workers has been agreed for 37 months and corresponds to the contract that the industrial sector has signed. It stipulates a three step wage increase.

English: http://www.itfglobal.org/press-area/index.cfm/pressdetail/8869



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