Sweden -Union demands against split shifts in care sector -March 11, 2013

Municipal union Kommunal has said that in its negotiations in the care sector, it will be putting measures against split shifts at the core of its demands. Many care workers make long days with four hour breaks in between shifts, which are unpaid but do not allow them to go home to really be off work.

English: http://www.epsu.org/a/9377

Swedish: http://www.kommunal.se/Kommunal/Nyheter/2013/100-000-anstallda ...


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