New Collective Bargaining Newsletter

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Contents

Austria

University collective agreement signed

Belgium

New temporary unemployment arrangement for white-collar workers

New collective agreement in metal industry

Croatia

Public sector unions call off strikes

Czech Republic

International support for Czech unions

Denmark

Union raises issue of pay link to private sector

Estonia

Joint trade union protest over Labour Contract Act

Finland

Trade union movement divided over common minimum wage

France

Unions prepare for next mobilisation

Energy unions continue action

Germany

Social and childcare workers step up strike action

New pay deal at hospital group

Unions call for change to procurement rules

Government extends time limit in short-time scheme

Greece

Public sector strike grounds flights and shuts ministries

Ireland

Union warns about conflict in health sector

Unions to continue talks with government

Italy

Three unions sign public health agreement

Malta

School teachers’ strike followed by work-to-rule

Netherlands

Negotiations with Dutch Railways suspended

Provincial government negotiations begin

Debates on terms of supplementary part-time unemployment payments

Romania

Railway workers stage protest over job cuts

Slovenia

Union confederation opposes minimum wage cut

Spain

Confederations want to resume crisis talks

Sweden

Unions prepare for bargaining round

United Kingdom

Strike threat secures pay deal for hospital contract workers

Higher education unions reject pay offer

National minimum wage to rise

 
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