Romania - Protest for better wages at Tenaris steel factory - August 31, 2018

Hundreds of workers at Tenaris steel factory participated in a number of rallies organised to demand better wages. Collective bargaining with the management has been going on since May 2018 but there’s still no deal in sight. So far, the employer’s offer is to raise salaries between RON 100 (20 euro) and RON 200 (40 euro), while the union demands are between RON 250 (50 euro) and RON 350 (75 euro) for each worker. Tenaris Silcotub, which is part of Italian group Tenaris, has almost 2,000 employees in Romania. The company currently pays most of its employees the minimum wage, some RON 1,200 (260 euro) net monthly.

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