Posts tagged as trade union

Turkish workers and supporters march in Kaunas over fair pay

Monday, January 13, 2020

Dozens of Kayi Construction workers from Turkey and Lithuanian trade union representatives staged a protest in Kaunas on Saturday to demand fair pay. The workers have been on strike since late last year. Due to the company‚Äôs alleged failure to meet commitments and pay its subcontractors, Kaunas municipality cancelled the contract with Kayi Construction on January 10. “Kayi Construction has stolen our honor, effort and rights. This situation has also…

Estonian trade unions demanding 30 pct salary rise in higher education field

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Estonia’s academic trade unions have submitted to the council of rectors a sector-level collective agreement project with which the trade unions wish to improve the situation quickly — the aim is to agree on the main working conditions of Estonia’s higher education field and ensure a salary rise of at least 30 percent. Triin Roosalu, chair of the academic trade unions and member of the management board of Universitas, said…

Estonian trade union: Salary of bus drivers should be EUR 1,200 starting from 2020

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The Estonian Transport and Road Workers Trade Union said it wants the minimum monthly wage of a bus driver working full-time to be 1,200 euros starting from 2020, informed LETA/BNS. The Transport and Road Workers Trade Union and the Union of Estonian Automobile Enterprises have been holding negotiations for signing a new extended sectoral collective agreement since the end of last year. Since no agreement has been reached during the…