Bulgaria -Social workers stage warning strike -July 10, 2015

Social workers in Plovdiv held a one-hour warning strike while negotiations over wage increases are stalled. Social workers around the country have been asking for a 20% wage increase in order to be set on a par with other workers in the civil service. The workers furthermore demand, who are still printing their forms on dot-matrix printers from the 1980s, are asking for modern equipment. Little progress has been made in the negotiations; however, as the Social Assistance Agency claimed there is no money available in the budget to raise wages. Trade unions have announced further actions may follow.

English: http://www.focus-fen.net/news/2015/07/10 …

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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