Bulgaria -Strike threat in Maritsa Iztok mines -June 10, 2015

The mine workers are worried that an announced power price hike will increase production costs, resulting in a lack of funding.

The trade unions of mine workers have addressed Bulgaria’s Parliament, the government, the Energy Ministry and the Commission for Energy and Water Regulation threatening strike action. The mine workers are worried that an announced power price hike will increase production costs, resulting in a lack of funding for the state owned mine.

English: http://www.novinite.com/articles/169133/Trade+Unions+Ready+to+Organize+Strike …

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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