2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News March 05


  • Belgium: Strike action over staffing levels at Orpea eldercare home
  • Austria: Health unions keep up the pressure for a 35-hour week
  • Finland: Health unions aim for 10-year plan to boost salaries
  • Ireland: Home care workers get pay restoration but other workers continue campaign
  • Portugal: Public sector unions plan strike action on 20 March
  • UK: Agreement on pay and staffing in Northern Ireland
  • Europe: ETUC reveals decline in collective bargaining
  • Denmark: Union calls for overhaul of eldercare staffing requirements
  • Switzerland: Union calls for proper regulation of childcare facilities
  • Europe: ETUC action highlights need for legislation on gender pay gap
  • Ukraine: International solidarity puts pressure on government over labour reforms