With the fourth wave of COVID, more than ever governments need to financially support commitment of public service workers
(10 December 2021) Between July and September of this year, EPSU conducted research to ascertain information regarding the status of COVID bonus payments among all our affiliates.
The results show clearly that not only is there a large disparity between bonus payments, (if paid at all) within relevant sectors, but also within the worker groups who are eligible to receive a bonus.
However, there have also been some notable success stories, and negotiations are still ongoing in some areas.
EPSU supports the unions’ demand that bonuses have to be for all workers at the frontline in the pandemic
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