Industrial relations

Unions say govt expelled them from ESS with ignorance of social dialogue

Ljubljana – Trade union confederations said they had decided to leave the Economic and Social Council (ESS), the country’s industrial relations forum, because the government had practically abolished social dialogue and thus deprived them of the seats at the negotiating table. They warned the government’s action was leading to a conflict.

SRJ MediaSind: Management of Romanian Television Broadcasting Corporation has violated law at latest employment competitions

The management of the Romanian Television Broadcasting Corporation (SRTV) officially recognizes, through the reply sent to MediaSind Romanian Journalists' Trade Union (SRJ), that it violated the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement by the fact that it organized several employment competitions in the absence of the delegate on behalf of the representative Union, a press release of S

Average wage rose in public sector in 2014-2017, fell in private

The best employer in Greece was the public sector in the period from 2014 to 2017, during which time the average wage for contract and non-permanent staff rose 16.7 percent, according to data from the Labor Ministry's Ergani database.

The average wage in the public sector totalled 1,502 euros in 2017 compared with 1,286.6 euros in 2014, the data showed.