Cleaners win better pay and conditions

Switzerland
Earlier this year cleaners working at the federal parliament took strike action to prevent their jobs being outsourced. Now, following negotiations, they have won improved pay and conditions. There will be a higher starting rate for cleaners with experience and the VPOD union believes this is an important recognition of the work done by cleaners. There will also be improved training provision for them and in future they will be able to carry over some additional hours rather than just losing any overtime hours that they have worked. [Read more at > VPOD (DE)->http://www.vpod.ch/aktuell/nachrichten/ansicht/article/bundeshausputzfrauen-streikdrohung-wirkt-nach.html?tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=34&cHash=5dde3a7abc]

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