Hungary -Proposal for radical change of labour code -February 25, 2015

The Socialist Party in parliament has proposed to entirely change the 2012 Labour Code, which ‘leaves employees unprotected’.

The Socialist Party in parliament has proposed to entirely change the 2012 Labour Code, which ‘leaves employees unprotected’. In addition, it was proposed to allow men, similarly to women, to retire after 40 years of service and to place services for people living with disabilities on new foundations. The head of Parliament’s welfare committee, said a constitutional amendment was necessary to stipulate that citizens shall have the right to social security and are entitled to appropriate support for their livelihood in case of old age, sickness, disability, widowhood, losing parents or becoming unemployed through no fault of their own.

English: http://www.politics.hu/20150225/socialists-seek-radical-changes-to-labour-code/

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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