Liechtenstein - Union newsletter assesses bargaining results - February 28, 2018

In an editorial of its quarterly, trade union LANV labels the results of the last bargaining as very modest. Apart from a few branches with 0.5 to 1% general pay increases, most negotiations led to a standstill in the wage development. This is the more surprising as the economic situation is positive. The union demands aimed to compensate at least the inflation and to guarantee the purchase power of workers. The union is especially worried about the development in the hairdressing branch, where the employers decide to quit the bargaining system. In the hospitality sector two rivalling employers’ organisations are active, one that respects the bargaining, the other that refuse to negotiate and to respect the agreements.  

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