2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News February 04


  • Germany: Strikes and solidarity push health company to negotiate
  • Austria: Further warning strikes in private health sector
  • France: Health and social service unions mobilise on 14 February
  • Ireland: Long-running disputes in community services continue
  • UK: Local government unions reject pay offer
  • Italy: Unions launch joint platform of claims in health and local government
  • North Macedonia: Major breakthrough with first collective agreement in 25 years
  • Croatia: Nursing organisations call for action on jobs, staffing and training
  • Spain: Care worker trade unions plan action in March
  • Netherlands: Waste processing workers get 3.75% pay rise        
  • Europe: Pay rises lag productivity increases in 15 EU countries
  • Denmark: Key private sector deal sets pace for bargaining round