civil society

Union intervenes as Wolt starts tagging couriers

Ljubljana – The Mladi Plus youth trade union, which has been pushing for improved working conditions at food delivery companies Wolt and Glovo, intervened in Ljubljana on Friday as Wolt started tagging its couriers to curb traffic violations. Opposition to the tagging was also announced by Labour Minister Luka Mesec.

Albanians Trade Accusations Over Beach Security After Child’s Death

Albanians are calling for better beach security and protection after a series of accidents and disasters, the latest being the death of a seven-year-old child on Tuesday, killed by a speedboat that was passing near where people were swimming.

Prime Minister Edi Rama has dismissed the concern, however, saying that "until yesterday, this has been the most secure [summer] season".

MPs pass changes to RTV Slovenija act

Ljubljana – The National Assembly passed in 53:26 vote on Thursday changes to the act on RTV Slovenija with which the government would like to reduce what it sees as the influence of politics on the public broadcaster. The changes come after RTV journalists recently went on strike twice demanding editorial autonomy.

Govt adopts bill to overhaul RTV management, oversight model

Ljubljana – The government adopted and filed to parliament on Friday a bill to reform the model of management and oversight at RTV Slovenija to reduce what is perceived as political meddling with the public broadcaster. This comes after RTV journalists recently went on strike twice demanding editorial autonomy.

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