Liechtenstein - Trade union activity report 2015 online - April 30, 2016

The activity report 2015 of the trade union association LANV has one section on social partnership and collective bargaining. Out of the 20 existing collective agreements that LANV concluded with the Chamber of Commerce 14 agreements are generally binding; 9 of these agreements were renewed in the autumn of 2015. In manufacturing an increase of the monthly minimum wage with 150 Francs was concluded in the autumn of 2015. In the sectors and branches with a long tradition of social partnership the negotiations went relatively well. However, the negotiations in the commercial sector came to a standstill. The enforcement of generally binding collective agreements is controlled by a paritarian committee (ZPK); the ZPK has serious problems to tackle breaches by foreign employers that post workers to the country.   

German: http://www.lanv.li/Portals/0/Content/Organisation/Jahresbericht_2015 …   

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