Romania - Strike subway workers prevented with wage deal - December 31, 2018

After unions and management failed to reach an agreement on a new collective agreement because of a dispute over wage increases subway workers engaged in a two-hour strike last month and threatened with more industrial action (see our November newsletter). While the unions wanted a 42% salary hike management had only offered 18%. Some 700,000 people use the subway on a daily base and many are affected by the industrial actions. The general strike the unions threatened with was prevented with a deal on a 20% wage increase to be inked in the 2018-2019 collective agreement.

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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) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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