Hungary - Industrial action by Mercedes workers - November 30, 2016

Workers at Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz plant in Kecskemet, Hungary, held a two-hour strike on demand for higher wages. The action was supported by the Vasas trade union. The union formulated a demand for a 15% wage increase. According to a statement issued by the factory, management has already agreed on wage increases to be phased in over two years with the Free Trade Union of Technicians (MTSZSZ). Vasas has refused to sign that deal.

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