Belgium - Strike in graphical sector - November 30, 2017

A dispute in the printing sector on the freeze of night shift bonuses led to a strike across the country. The negotiations for a collective agreement ended without result. The unions speak about problems that date already from years, as night shifts become more and more important. The employers not only want to freeze the night shift bonuses, they also refuse to accept the 1.1% pay increase that was set as a norm for the 2017-negotiations. Workers picketed in front of the premises of the employers’ organisation Febelgra.

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