Czechia - Skoda unions demand double-digit pay increase - September 30, 2017

The trade unions at the country’s largest exporter, carmaker Škoda Auto, say they will push for double-digit pay rises in collective bargaining with the management. This autumn, the collective bargaining negotiations will be characterised by debates on flexible shifts and working schemes, with additional work on Friday night and Saturday morning. Agreements on working time will expire. The unions are awaiting proposals from the management and will consider industrial action if they fail to reach a pay increase in double-digits.

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