2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News September no.17


  • Germany: Negotiations get off to disappointing start
  • Italy: National strike next step in unions' private health dispute
  • Netherlands: Union survey exposes care workers' concerns over pay and safety
  • Austria: Union calls for public-sector wide pay rise
  • Norway: Unions aim for more full-time work in local government negotiations
  • UK: Unions call for pay rises for health workers
  • Ireland: Call for living wage and sick pay for childcare workers
  • Europe: ETUC affiliates back call for directive on minimum wages
  • Denmark: Union consults in advance of negotiations
  • Germany France UK: Crisis rekindles working time debate
  • North Macedonia: Federation secures key pension changes
  • Cyprus: Union takes strike action over government safety failures