Bulgaria - Sofia tram and bus drivers get pay increase between 25 and 28% - June 1, 2019

Federation of Transport Trade Unions in Bulgaria (FTTUB) and the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria (CITUB) managed to negotiate the biggest ever pay rise, ranging between 25 and 28%, for bus and tram drivers at the Sofia Electric Transport and Sofia Bus Transport company. Earlier on it seemed that they would get a 10% wage hike (see our March newsletter). The FFTUB is still negotiating with the municipality on legislation to criminalize aggression towards public transport workers and strategies to make public transport more attractive to passengers and workers.

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For more information, please contact Sanne van der Gaag or Sjaak van der Velden, De Burcht (Scientific Bureau for the Dutch Trade Union Movement) sannevandergaag@deburcht.org or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Steve Coulter scoulter@etui.org. For previous full issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter or consult the archive with all articles in our database at www.cbnarchive.eu. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org.


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