Czech Republic -Pay deal after strike threat at Skoda -April 23, 2015

Industrial action at Skoda resulted in a wage increase of 3.5%.

After the trade unions representing Volkswagen’s Czech Skoda Auto issued a strike warning a pay deal could be reached. Unions and management had been in negotiations over a new collective agreement. Skoda management said that a one-off bonus plus a three per cent wage increase was their final offer, which unions rejected. Industrial action was announced for 15 April with workers cutting one hour off shifts. The agreement includes a wage increase of 3.5% and covers about 24,600 employees.

English: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/23/volkswagen-skoda-pay …  

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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