Luxembourg - Construction workers take to the streets - August 31, 2018

In the middle of a collective bargaining dispute in the construction industry, workers organised two rallies to support demands for more wages and better working conditions. The last collective agreement expired in 2016 and for the new agreement workers and their union are demanding an increase of 4.5% in real wages. Some 3,000 workers took part in two demonstrations in order to stand up for their collective agreement. The unions have called for mediation by the national mediation office ONC that is in charge of resolving collective disputes on working conditions, as well as settling collective labour conflicts during bargaining.

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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) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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