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European Trade Union Confederation General Secretary welcomes Straujuma with successful Latvian Presidency in EU23.04.2015
On April 22nd 2015, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma met with General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) Bernadette Segol to discuss the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU issues on the agenda, as well as the quality of dialogue between the EU Member States’ governments and social partners, reported BC press secretary to the Prime Minister Aiva Rozenberga.
Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Labour Unions, Latvia, Legislation, Markets and Companies
In March 2014 the Financial Sector Trade Union of Latvia and the Association of Estonian Financial Sector Employees signed a memorandum of cooperation, informs Financial Sector Trade Union of Latvia.
Estonian Trade Unions Confederation (ETUC) submitted a request to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to send a supervision mission to Estonia a fast as possible to issue an evaluation to the collective labour relations bill that the outgoing Estonian government approved of on Thursday, LETA/Postimees writes.
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.
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.