Liechtenstein - Union reports on bargaining experience - October 31, 2017

The trade union confederation LANV published its monthly journal online. In the editorial, some quotes of employers’ representatives are recorded that were made during the ongoing collective bargaining talks. With sometimes mocking statements like ‘there is no need for statutory minimum wages, all workers are paid better’ or ‘the gender pay gap has disappeared in several branches’. The union seeks a real wage increase for workers, after a long period of austerity. This should take the form of structural pay increases, not of on-off payments and bonuses. 

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