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Wednesday, 24.08.2016, 09:42
About 300 people gathered in a protest action organized by Lithuanian trade unions against the new Labor Code, which critics say will narrow the social benefits for employees, informs LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Employment, Labour Unions, Legislation, Lithuania, Markets and Companies, Strike
While low economic growth remains of cause for concern, it is necessary to keep the annual growth in the average wage close to 6% because a lower growth than that would wipe off the hope to ever catch up with the European average wage, trade unions in Estonia say, cites LETA/BNS.
Around 3,000 persons have gathered in Dome Square for May 1 rally organized by the Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia calling for "respectable jobs and respectable remuneration for healthy and educated people in Latvia", informs LETA.
The Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia on May 1 will hold a major rally calling for "respectable jobs and respectable remuneration for healthy and educated people in Latvia", the confederation's chairman Peteris Krigers said after a meeting of the confederation's board today, cites LETA.
The Estonian Seamen's Independent Union (EMSA) proposed to Transiidikeskusee AS launching collective agreement talks, reports LETA.
The Estonian transport and road workers trade union, ETTA, says the trade union being mulled by the Union of Estonian Automobile Enterprises would be illegal and it definitely won't be possible for it to sign collective agreements, informs LETA/BNS.
European Trade Union Confederation General Secretary welcomes Straujuma with successful Latvian Presidency in EU
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.