Sweden - Years of conflict end with collective agreement for dockworkers - March 31, 2019

For the first time in its 47-year history the Swedish Dockworkers’ Union was able to establish a national collective agreement for dockworkers across the country. The union was fighting for a collective agreement since 2016 and held several strike actions (see our January newsletter). A strike action planned for this month, that would have had a huge impact on European food import and export was called off because of the new collective agreement that is linked to collective agreement of transport workers.

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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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