After the enactment of a new penal code in January, it is no longer an offense to employ staff without signing a contract or for an employer to refuse to engage in collective bargaining. Employers can also illegally dismiss employees who are members of elected representative bodies of employees
A lawsuit was filed on behalf of 400,000 ‘essential’ employees who have been forced to continue work without pay
Guzslován Gábor of the Federation of Metal Workers Union of Hungary talks about the impact of the ‘slave law’ passed by the far-right government of Viktor Orbán and the massive protests against it
In many places, the protesters marched wearing yellow vests in solidarity with the French protesters (of the Gilet Jaunes or the Yellow Vests movement).
According to the new provision that was passed on Wednesday, employers can demand as much as 400 hours of overtime a year and can take three years to disburse the payments for the same
The workers, under the banner of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, demanded an increase in the minimum wage, an overhaul of labor hire policies, laws for safe and secure workplaces and job security
The latest proposals come in the aftermath of his labor ‘reforms’ proposed last month which seek to cap the minimum wage and undo many of the progressive measures introduced by the previous government
As many as 300,000 protesters took part in marches called by trade unions and student associations, demanding an increase in wages, pensions, gender equality and an end to privatization
The long-awaited judgment of the Constitutional Court brought to an end an almost four-year-long legal battle on the correct interpretation of a section of the Labour Relations Act.
The law removes the power of the works’ councils to veto employers’ demands for extra hours