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: ...   

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the communications officer at the ETUI, Willy De Backer For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit Since June 2013 readers can consult our archive and search through all articles in our database at www.cbnarchive.euYou may find further information on the ETUI at, and on the AIAS at

© ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2016. All rights reserved. We encourage the distribution of this newsletter and of the information it contains, for non-commercial purposes and provided the source is credited. The ETUI is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. The ETUI is financially supported by the European Union. The European Union is not responsible for any use made of the information contained in this publication.
This email is sent from

News Archive