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Monday, 09.12.2013, 20:26
In an interview on ''Rietumu Radio'' today, the chairman of the Trade Union Center of Liepaja Toms Meiers said that employees of the financially troubled metallurgical company Liepajas metalurgs are not planning any demonstrations, as they are tired and lack faith that there will be a positive solution, cites LETA.
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Estonian Trade Unions' Confederation (ETUC) has launched talks with the Finnish Trade Union for Construction Workers to create a joint organisation to provide Estonian construction workers similar help as Finns offer, informs LETA, referring to Viljandi county newspaper Sakala.
The Estonian Confederation of Trade Unions (ECTU) earned a loss of 70,441 euros in 2012, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
Latvian Finance Minister Andris Vilks (Unity) urges the government to heed residents' demands aimed at reducing income inequality, informs LETA.
Several hundred trade union representatives demonstrated outside the Cabinet of Ministers' building in downtown Riga yesterday, LETA observed.
The council of the Estonian Trade Unions Confederation (ETUC) elected on Thursday long-term head of the Transport Trade Union Peep Peterson as the new chairman of ETUC, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The management of the mining arm of Estonian state-owned energy company Eesti Energia, the Eesti Energia Kaevandused and the independent trade union of miners and energy workers have reached an in principle agreement on their collective labour agreement, thus miners won't start a strike they threatened with, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.