Press release - Today is International Migrant Workers Day (IWD) which marks the adoption, 28 years ago, of the United Nations Convention on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and their families.
The current system of approval of medical devices is carried out by private agencies, dominated by business interests. EPSU calls for an urgent overhaul of these procedures.
Protests against the Hungarian Government’s decision to make workers do more overtime continued in Budapest last week.
Trade unions are taking part in the COP24 conference in Katowice that runs from 3-14 December. COP24 is the informal name for the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
epsucob@NEWS is EPSU’s newsletter covering developments in collective bargaining and pay and conditions in the public services across Europe. As well as general editions, EPSU also produces some special issues focusing on key topics such as minimum wages, trade union rights, pensions and economic governance. Further special issues are planned for the future. Please send us short updates on collective bargaining in your country so that we can improve the coverage of the newsletter. You can send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IN THIS ISSUE:
Solidarity with unions' campaign against "slave law"
Unions push for better pay deal in energy company
Working time and leave are key demands at Red Cross
Union calls for more full-time jobs in health and social care
Public sector confederation in strike action to support teachers
IN THIS ISSUE:
Firefighters strike to defend pay and conditions
Massive vote for action by nurses and midwives
Orpea workers continue their campaign for a collective agreement
Pay deal implemented but unions still have key bargaining demands
Childcare workers get 3% pay increase
- Europe: Negotiations and action - an overview of collective bargaining in 2018
- Europe: Analysis of public and private sector pay developments across 44 countries
- Slovenia: Public sector unions back national protest over pay and collective bargaining
- Hungary: Unions call national protest against labour code changes
- Spain: Strike action over planned changes to justice system
Negotiations and action - an overview of collective bargaining in 2018
Analysis of public and private sector pay developments across 44 countries
Strike action over planned changes to justice system
Slow progress in energy network sector negotiations
Unions set out key negotiating demands in private healthcare