Unions achieve petition target

The union movement has been successful in reaching the required target of signatures to demand a referendum on changes to the Labour Code proposed by the government. The government had initially aimed to implement the changes without going through a proper process of negotiation and this would have lead to an undermining of collective agreements. The unions are now in a position where they can try to get the government around the negotiating table or insist on their right to proceed with the referendum. [Read more at > SETimes news website (EN)->http://www.setimes.com/cocoon/setimes/xhtml/en_GB/features/setimes/newsbriefs/2010/06/25/nb-13]

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