Romania - Subway workers strike over wages - November 30, 2018

The collective labour contract of subway workers is due to expire (see our October newsletter). After unions and management failed to reach an agreement on wage increases subway workers staged a two-hour strike in the capital. Unions threaten with an all-out walkout if the government doesn’t agree to their wage demands. The union wants a 42% salary hike, while managers have offered 18%. Some 700,000 people use the subway on a daily base and many are affected by the industrial actions.  

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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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