Unions maintain protests against labour code changes

The two main trade union confederations called a general strike and national protests on 17 July in their continuing campaign against changes to the labour code and cuts to pensions and disability benefit. A one-hour general strike was widely supported in January and the unions have had to maintain their campaign despite a change of government. The strike this time was called at short notice reflecting union concerns that the government was trying to push the measures through parliament without following due procedure. The ETUC has written to the government calling on it to get involved in social dialogue. [Read more at > inserbia news website (EN)->http://inserbia.info/today/2014/07/serbia-general-strike-on-july-17/] [And at > B92 news website (EN)->http://www.b92.net/eng/news/comments.php?nav_id=90994] [And at > ETUC (EN+FR)->http://www.etuc.org/press/bernadette-s%C3%A9gol-demands-serbian-government-come-back-dialogue#.U8iycyjaAuI]

More like this