Finland -Shop steward fired for instigating illegal walk-outs -November 15, 2014

In the middle of ongoing negotiations over a bargaining system, a shop steward at ABB factory in Helsinki was fired for instigating illegal walk-outs. The Metal Workers Union and Swiss based power and automation technology company ABB have been in negotiations over reforms of the company’s bargaining system.

In the middle of ongoing negotiations over a bargaining system, a shop steward at ABB factory in Helsinki was fired for instigating illegal walk-outs. The Metal Workers Union and Swiss based power and automation technology company ABB have been in negotiations over reforms of the company’s bargaining system. The trade union and several media reacted outraged to the dismissal for unwarranted reasons. Two days after the dismissal, the union announced that the case had been resolved, but did not disclose the details of the deal.

English: http://heikkijokinen.info/en/trade-union-news-from-finland/666-dismissal-of ...  


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