Hungary - Public service workers union called on strike - September 30, 2019

The union of public service workers (MKKSZ) and the union of social sector workers (SZAD) have called a nationwide strike saying that the government had “failed to deliver on its promises and has deceived social sector workers”. In a statement the unions noted that last March the government had vowed to devise a wage convergence plan and create the legal conditions for the implementation of a collective agreement for social sector workers. Government representatives present at the spring strike talks had pledged to deliver on their promises by April 30 and June 30, they added.

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