Firefighters win back missed overtime pay

Sweden
Following a check on their contracts by a representative of the municipal union Kommunal, firefighters in the central province of Jämtland have been paid around SEK 40000 (€1500) in missed overtime payments. The workers hadn't been paid the overtime for hours worked above 168 a month and the union negotiated a total payment of SEK 565000 (€61000) for the 14 firefighters on the basis of 10 years of non-payment. [Read more at > SVT news website (SV)->http://www.svt.se/nyheter/regionalt/jamtlandsnytt/brandman-far-40-000-i-kompensation]

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