Turkish unity wins out against all odds

In defiance of a strike ban imposed by the government, Turkish metalworkers have fought on against threats and intimidation to win a new sectoral collective agreement offering wage rises of ...

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What is Sweden’s high-wage secret?

by Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson, President, Swedish Trade Union Confederation Inequality is bad for business. Many countries try to keep wages low to boost exports, but this strategy hurts global ...

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Dutch FNV Pay Rise campaign online

The ETUC’s Dutch affiliate FNV has set up a new website page to highlight the campaign for higher wages. As Europe recovers from the crisis, companies and shareholders are benefitting from ...

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