Estonia - Railway workers have an agreement - December 31, 2017

The state-owned cargo rail operator AS EVR Cargo and railway worker and railroad engineer trade unions signed a one-year extension of their collective agreement. EVR Cargo employs 650 people. The collective agreement promises wage growth and improved working conditions for 2018. The company’s management said that they had established a very constructive cooperation with the trade unions, with the Estonian Railwaymen's Trade Union and Locomotive Workers' Trade Union always giving ‘valuable feedback’, which helps the company to better organise work within the company and improve the motivation of its employees.

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