Report reveals scale of East-West pay gap


(May 2017) A new report from the ETUI research institute reveals that workers in Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic have seen an increasing pay gap with Germany after many years when there had been pay convergence. Reacting to the report the ETUC argues that a weakening of collective bargaining in these companies is part of the problem and calls on national governments and European Union institutions to promote collective bargaining.

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