Croatia - Another wave of industrial action at Uljanik shipyard - December 31, 2018

This month saw another wave of strike actions at Uljanik, the biggest shipyard of the country. Workers went on a two-week strike in demand of their November wages and the wages that were not fully paid to them in September and October. These two months the workers received minimum wages instead of their full wages. This summer the Uljanik workers also went on strike to protest similar problems with unpaid wages. Some workers that were unsatisfied with union representation formed an informal workers organisation to represent their interests. This new organisation that is called Stozer za obranu Uljanika (Headquarters for the Defence of Uljanik) is both engaging in negotiations with Uljanik management as in the strike actions.

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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) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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