Hungary - Tesco workers disputing over pay - September 30, 2017

Following two days of strikes by employees of retail chain Tesco, talks on wages and workforce numbers between management and trade unions are set to continue at the beginning of October, with unions promising no further stoppages will occur until then. The management submitted its reaction to wage demands and workforce numbers to the two trade unions representing workers at the company, the Independent Union of Commercial Workers (KDFSZ) and the Trade Union of Commercial Employees (KASZ). It looks as if Tesco accepts the unions’ demands for pay rises and will raise the monthly wages of its lowest-earning employees retroactively from September 1 to a gross HUF 179,000.

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