Hungary - Redundancy dispute leads to strike payroll specialists Tesco - February 28, 2019

Payroll specialists at Tesco went on strike at the Gyor office that is facing closure. The Independent Union of Trade Workers (KDFSZ) stated that the union has been negotiating with the company’s representatives on the matter but that the offer that was made by Tesco management did not meet their demands. The employees of the office that will be closed and who will lose their jobs would like to arrange the conditions of their departure and dictate how it will be carried out. The strikers have asked the company to exempt them from work during the entire notice period—which they’ve requested to be implemented in two stages. Due to the strike of the payroll specialists many Tesco workers are expected not to receive their salaries on time but the union states that these workers stand in solidarity with the payroll specialists facing unemployment.

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