Slovakia -Trade unions see working conditions worsening -April 29, 2015

Fewer holidays, poor compensation for work resulting diseases, cost cutting at the expense of staff - are the main problems faced by employees.

Too few holidays, poor compensation for employees suffering from diseases related to their work and cost cutting at the expense of staff are among the main problems faced by employees, according to a report published by trade union confederation KOZ. The report found that women have more problems in finding work than men, and that they also receive worse remuneration.

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