Hungary - Wages improve at retailer Auchan - October 31, 2017

After talks with representatives of unions the management of the local unit of French supermarket chain Auchan Retail Hungary announced that it will raise wages of store staff by 13.6% on average from 1 November 2017. In recent months, the pressure for better wages has increased in several retail chains. Auchan, with almost 7000 workers, has also announced to engage more staff. The trade union of commercial employees (KASZ) said that new engagements should, first and for all, take away existing labour shortages.

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