Estonia - Pay increase for health workers - May 31, 2017

Following five months of talks with the government and health officials, five trade unions of health workers have signed a collective agreement, agreeing to a pay-rise and abandoning plans to hold long strikes in May 2017. In accordance with the agreement, the new minimum hourly wages, in force retroactively from April 1, are 10.53 euro for doctors, 6.03 euro for nurses and 3.70 euro for carers.

English: http://bnn-news.com/estonia-s-health-workers-agree-to-pay-rise-solution ...  

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