epsucob@NEWS

epsucob@NEWS is EPSU’s newsletter covering developments in collective bargaining and pay and conditions in the public services across Europe. As well as general editions, EPSU also produces some special issues focusing on key topics such as minimum wages, trade union rights, pensions and economic governance. Further special issues are planned for the future. Please send us short updates on collective bargaining in your country so that we can improve the coverage of the newsletter. You can send them to rpond@epsu.org.

2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News August no.15

  • Italy

    Agreement for municipal and health managers

  • Spain

    Unions call on government to honour agreements

  • U.K.

    Government confirms pay rise for one in five in public sector

  • Austria

    €34 million boost for health and care workers' pay and conditions

  • Sweden

    Report reveals extent of temporary and part-time work in health and social care

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News July no.14

IN THIS ISSUE

  • Belgium

    Unions secure €1 billion for health workers' pay and conditions

  • Spain

    Unions challenge government to implement agreements

  • Austria

    Unions make progress with "health offensive" campaign

  • Portugal

    COVID-19 benefits for health workers

  • Ireland

    Union wants working time to feature in telework debate

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News July no.13

IN THIS ISSUE

  • Germany

    Union prepares for tough bargaining

  • Netherlands

    Care staff get EUR 1000 corona-bonus

  • France

    Health and social care unions in action again

  • Ukraine

    Week of action in protest at labour law reforms

  • Italy

    Social security unions challenge management over broken agreement

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News June 12

IN THIS ISSUE

  • Italy

    Private healthcare workers finally get new agreement

  • Germany

    Major increases in non-profit and private healthcare

  • Netherlands

    Unions call for more resources not austerity

  • Spain

    Federations raise key issues on employment, pay and telework

  • Greece

    Confederation backs action to support health workers

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News June 11

IN THIS ISSUE

  • Spain

    Unions call on government to start negotiations

  • Italy

    Unions sign new agreement with Red Cross

  • Germany

    Latest on key negotiations

  • Finland

    23-month agreement in local government finally agreed

  • Europe

    Commission launches next minimum wage consultation

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News May 10

IN THIS ISSUE

  • Italy

    Unions set to strike in private health

  • Spain

    Unions call for negotiations in public health

  • Netherlands

    Care workers still not protected

  • Ireland

    Union demands full transparency on health worker infections

  • Portugal

    Union signs deal with waste company on safety and COVID-19 bonus

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News May 09

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • 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

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News April 08

IN THIS ISSUE

  • Austria

    Pay and hours deal in private health and social care

  • Sweden

    Health workers benefit from crisis agreement

  • Hungary

    EPSU protests against attack on culture workers' pay and conditions

  • Denmark

    Union welcomes recognition of COVID-19 as occupational disease

  • Russia

    Pay and tax measures to benefit health workers

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News April 07

  • Germany

    Pay bonus for care workers and short-time work deal in municipalities

  • Italy

    Unions negotiate COVID-19 agreement covering civil servants

  • Spain

    Health union calls for change in return-to-work protocol

  • France

    Unions highlight toll of crisis and threat to safety

  • Netherlands

    Union calls on government to tackle situation in health and care sectors

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News March 05

IN THIS ISSUE

  • 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

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News February 04

IN THIS ISSUE

  • Germany

    Strikes and solidarity push health company to negotiate

  • Austria

    Further warning strikes in private health sector

  • France

    Health and social service unions mobilise on 14 February

  • Ireland

    Long-running disputes in community services continue

  • U.K.

    Local government unions reject pay offer

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News February 03

IN THIS ISSUE

  • Ukraine

    Labour movement builds "wave of anger"

  • Portugal

    Protests and strike action over public sector pay

  • Germany

    Major boost for care sector pay

  • Netherlands

    Workers in disabled care see work-life balance improvements

  • Austria

    Unions in private health plan protests before next negotiations

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News January 02

IN THIS ISSUE

  • Ukraine

    International support for campaign against labour reforms

  • Hungary

    Union action on pay on day of culture

  • Portugal

    Unions to take action on pay

  • Ireland

    School secretaries suspend industrial action to return to talks

  • U.K.

    Northern Irish health workers suspend action to ballot over offer

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2020 EPSU Collective Bargaining News January 01

IN THIS ISSUE

  • Netherlands

    Union hotline exposes poor conditions for care trainees

  • Germany

    Progress towards eldercare sector agreement

  • Norway

    Care workers win important legal victory

  • Ireland

    School secretaries take further industrial action

  • Switzerland

    Working time success in health and social care

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