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Hungarian Audi workers on strike

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

On the fifth day of the wage strike of the workers at the Audi motor works in Győr, a business website remarks that Audi workers are among the best paid in Hungary, while a pro-government columnist praises the Audi Trade Union for its resolute stance in defence of workers’ interests. READ MORE

Unions cooling on idea of national strike?

Friday, January 11th, 2019

According to the leading pro-government daily, trade unions could not reach agreement on a general strike proposed last week at the opposition demonstrations against the Overtime Bill. A liberal commentator points out that both the labour code and public sentiments make it difficult to call a general strike in Hungary. READ MORE

Unions brace for Saturday’s demonstration

Friday, January 4th, 2019

While trade unions plan a mass demonstration for Saturday, a pro-government commentator remarks that wages have been increasing at an unprecedented pace over the past decade. READ MORE