Protest over pay, hours and employment conditions

Hungary Hungary
The KKDSZ cultural workers' trade union was one of 28 public sector unions that organised a day-long demonstration outside parliament on 21 February. The unions are angry that there has been no public sector pay increase for six years, that workers have lost their 13th month payment and that changes to employment rights mean that civil servants can be easily dismissed at short notice. After substantial cuts in jobs many workers are also having to work long hours without overtime pay to maintain services. The unions are calling for a 20% pay increase.
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