Romania - Ministry of finance workers strike over wages - May 31, 2017

Around 20,000 finance ministry workers went on strike to protest a move to cut their salaries. Finance ministry employees who staged a walkout are opposed to a draft law that trade union say will lead to salaries being slashed by 10 to 35%. The trade union said that strikes will continue after union leaders had unsuccessfully tried to resolve the issue for two weeks with government officials. The National Federation of Finance Trade Unions wants the government to maintain current bonuses that reflect ‘the complexity and importance’ of work performed by finance ministry employees and agencies subordinated to the ministry.

English: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article ...   

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