Hungary - Government concludes railway agreement with smaller unions - November 23, 2009

After a long period of industrial unrest, including a nationwide railway strike in October called for by all five unions involved, on 23 November the government on behalf of the MAV Hungarian Railway Company concluded an agreement with four small railway unions on plans to cut funding and carry on restructuring. Yet, the largest railway union, VDSZSZ, did not sign the agreement (See also this Collective Bargaining Newsletter Year 2 October 2009).



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