Czechia - Pay offer at Škoda Auto negotiated - March 31, 2018

As reported in our February newsletter unions and management of the country’s biggest car maker, Škoda Auto, have been bargaining on wages since the start of 2018. After unsuccessful rounds of negotiations and unions threatening with industrial action Škoda has now proposed an 8.3% hike in wage tariffs from April. Besides the demand for higher wages there is also a dispute around a new shift system aimed at raising production, which is opposed by unions. Negotiations will continue till the end of March. Earlier on, union officials stated that they could call a strike in May if no deal is agreed.

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