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Several trade unions ask Gov't to ensure universal minimum income for all citizens

Several trade union organizations have requested on Tuesday that the authorities adopt a series of measures to overcome the social crisis, of which the first is to ensure a universal minimum income for all adult citizens, according to the release sent by the unions.

Editorial: The hefty price of dodging insurance reform

Every effort to resolve the problems of Greece's insurance system was met with the intense opposition of trade unions and opposition parties.

Pressurised by strong social reactions and fearing the political cost successive Greek governments kicked the can down the road and avoided grappling with the issue in a substantial and timely manner.

Turkey needs genuine democracy to address problems, main opposition leader says

Turkey needs a genuine and strong democracy with rule of law and academic and media freedoms the same way the contemporary world enjoys, the leader of the main opposition has said, citing unemployment as the country's gravest problem that needs to be resolved.

CITUB Wants Bulgaria to Ratify the Convention against Workplace Violence

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.

CITUB Proposes Tripartite Talks between Business, Trade Unions and the Government

The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria (KNSB/CITUB) proposes the start trilateral negotiations between business, trade unions and the government to sign a two-year national agreement by the end of the Cabinet's term, Confederation President Plamen Dimitrov said. The proposal is for the agreements to be in three areas: