Czechia - Unions want shorter working week without loss of wage - March 31, 2018

Unions want to shorten the standard working week that at the moment is 42.5 hours a week. Inspired by the experiences in Germany and France, they want to cut the present working hours by half an hour a day without lowering salaries. The unions are optimistic about their demands since the unemployment rate in the country is the lowest in the European Union and firms lack employees.

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