Croatia - Shipbuilders strike over unpaid wages - August 31, 2018

Some 4500 workers at Uljani, the countries’ largest shipbuilding group, went on strike to protest unpaid salaries. They called for management to step down because the workers have lost confidence in them. The unions said that strikes will end once July salaries are paid. The workers marched down the streets and were joined by more and more citizens during their protests. After a meeting with the government, a trade union spokesperson stated that efforts are being made to secure funds through commercial bank loans. 

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