2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News May 09


  • Spain: Federations call for action on staffing and pay in the elder care sector
  • Germany: Photo action highlights call for better pay and conditions for care workers
  • Netherlands: Union focuses on care staff risks and confirms social work agreement
  • Sweden: Union refers agency to ombudsman over COVID-19 failures
  • Italy: Confederations criticise failure to support health staff
  • Austria: Unions call for national rules for childcare
  • Czech Republic: Unions call for wider payment of COVID-19 bonuses
  • UK: Care workers to get £500 bonus
  • Croatia: Unions reject government’s plan to block pay rise
  • Belgium: Unions criticise two decrees on health workers
  • Europe: Energy group makes social protection commitment
  • North Macedonia: Unions secures reversal of plan to suspend allowances
  • Cyprus: Union to take austerity case to court of human rights
  • Europe: ETUC monitoring social dialogue during the crisis
  • France: Health unions warn of continuing problems with safety equipment