Serbia -General strike over wages and working conditions -July 22, 2014

Trade unions organised a general strike to protest against the mounting pressure on wages and working conditions in the country.

Trade unions organised a general strike to protest against the mounting pressure on wages and working conditions in the country. Pressed by foreign business interests, the government has approved changes that worsened minimum wage entitlements, employment provisions, pensions and disability insurance without any form of consultation. After various requests for social dialogue were ignored, unions resorted to organising a general strike.

English: http://www.ituc-csi.org/serbia-general-strike-to-protect ...

http://www.industriall-union.org/industriall-global-unions-affiliates ...  

 

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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