Slovenia -Strike ended after written assurances -March 13, 2014

The miners of the Trbovlje Hrastnik mine suspended a strike after four days, having received firm assurances that their remaining demands will be met. Talks will continue at a negotiating table. The workers wanted clear answers on how the mine will operate in the coming two years. Their demands included assurance on how money will be secured for wages in the coming months and for severance pay for the 135 miners made redundant and the ones to be laid off next year.



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