International Trade Union Confederation
The government wishes to maintain the new reality of working from home, but to also ensure the protection of in-house staff in the economically vital production sector from the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis today told representatives of management and labour in a teleconference.
The civil servants' union ADEDY has called a 24-hour strike for February 18 in protest at the conservative government's legislation on pensions which is to go before a vote in Parliament this month.
According to ADEDY, the bill perpetuates austerity measures introduced by governments during the crisis years, including auxiliary pension cuts of up to 50 percent.
The civil servants' union ADEDY has heralded strike action as soon as a bill with the government's pension reform is tabled in Parliament.
ADEDY's executive committee indicated on Thursday that it would proceed with a 24-hour strike on the day the bill goes to the House, in line with a decision taken during its session last week.
The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria (CITUB) sent a letter to the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy a few days ago, asking the government and the National Assembly to ratify Convention 190 of the International Labor Organization, which deals with non-violence and harassment in the workplace, announced BTA.