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Wednesday, 19.06.2013, 11:39
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.
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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.
The state-owned AS Eesti Raudtee (Estonian Railways) signed yesterday a collective labour agreement with the trade union of railway workers, which brings a wage increase to employees, LETA/Äripäev.ee reports.
Tõnu Aas, manager of the state-owned power plants operator Eesti Energia Narva Elektrijaamad said on Wednesday that the labour dispute between the company and trade unions can go to the State Conciliator but it is too early to talk about strike, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The pan-Estonian collective labour agreement of healthcare workers was signed on Wednesday that was preceded by a strike that lasted for nearly a month and 1.5 moths of negotiations; work peace has thus been restored among the parties, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Estonian Air Cabin Crew Union (ESSA) and Estonia's national airline Estonian Air have signed a new Collective Agreement today which is valid up till the end of 2013, the company said in a statement, informs LETA.
Estonian Trade Unions Confederation (ETUC) long-term chairman Harri Taliga announced on Saturday that he has decided to quit the post before the end of his term of office, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.