Austria - Deadlocked negotiations with metalworkers see first strike - November 30, 2018

Negotiations between unions and employers in the metal industry (see our September and October newsletter) still seem to remain deadlocked. While unions demand a 5% pay increase, employers only want to pay 2%. Steelmaker Voestalpine is hit by a strike and according to the trade unions other sites are also to be affected by industrial action. Further negotiation rounds are not yet scheduled.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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