(August 2016) A survey of collective agreements across the Czech Republic for 2014-2015 shows ear-on-year, there was a significant increase in the number of collective agreements containing commitments on overall wage increases and commitments to increase salary tariffs. The survey also looked at salary bonuses and benefits as well as working hours and holidays where there were no significant developments over the period covered. Read more at Eurofound.
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There have been two important developments covering health workers. The first is a new collective agreement after 10 years covering around 130000 doctors and managers in the national health service. The new agreement includes the EUR 200 a month increase enjoyed by public service workers in general but there are additional benefits for young doctors and additional payments linked to length of service. On-call night payments will increase from EUR 50 to EUR 100 (EUR 120 for emergency workers). There will be a joint initiative on well-being and measures to tackle violence against staff. In a
(Updated July 2021) This overview aims to provide the latest information on collective bargaining in the public service in Europe. It is based on reports published in EPSU’s fortnightly collective bargaining newsletter and is updated monthly.
(July 2017) The ETUI trade union institute has published its collective bargaining newsletter for June. The 70+ articles include several covering developments in the public services in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Luxembourg, Romania, Slovenia, Spain and the UK.