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Labour

Dejan Georgievski
26/02/2014 - 22:11

The “September 8” Initiative yesterday, February 25, 2014, presented its demands to the Government of Macedonia to cover the electricity bills for the socially vulnerable families and to relieve the poorest citizens from the obligation to pay participation of in the costs of medical care and medicines.

Sanela Gojak
20/11/2013 - 16:42

Young anti-fascists and activists from the civil society organizations and citizens, on Saturday (16 November), gathered in March of solidarity procession held under the slogan "Velo work", and walked on the streets of Zagreb. The goal of the sixth March solidarity was to draw attention to the current labor law changes that are detrimental for workers.

Dejan Georgievski
24/07/2013 - 05:25

About 50 women from Benkovac and Knin, employed at the “Adria” fish-canning factory, protested in front of the Ministry of Labour and Pension System on Monday, July 22, 2013, demanding justice and payment of the 11 late salaries.

The workers, helped by the PPDIV Trade Union (union of the employees in agriculture, food and tobacco industry and water management), say that this is their last chance, adding that the intervention by the Ministry was their last hope.

Dejan Georgievski
05/07/2013 - 18:54

After trade unions and civil society associations identified the need for coordination of their activities for protection of human rights, they held the first of a series of working sessions-debates on Wednesday, June 3, 2013, in Zagreb, on the topic “Trade Unions and Associations: Extending the Area of Cooperation Among CSOs”.

Dejan Georgievski
13/05/2013 - 19:15

Women in Kosovo feel discriminated as far as employment is concerned, Koha Ditore writes, adding that, in spite of the fact that women are almost the half of Kosovo’s population, they continue to be in an unfavourable position in terms of unemployment.

According to the last census, only 23% of Kosovo’s women are employed. Representatives of women and Ombudsperson Institution expressed their...

08/05/2013 - 05:45

The International Workers' Day is commemoration of the May 1, 1886 strike in Chicago. The police responded with violence to the demands of about 40,000 workers who took to the streets demanding eight hour workday, killing six and wounding dozens of workers. Following is the brief overview of activities to marks International Workers' Day in the region...

Dejan Georgievski
12/03/2013 - 19:29

The International Women’s Day, March 8, was marked last Friday all over the world. Following is a brief overview of activities organized in the countries of Western Balkans to mark the International Women’s Day.

Dejan Georgievski
21/01/2013 - 13:15

Four trade unions that gather employees paid from the Budget of the Republic of Srpska – the trade unions of the police, education system, judiciary and public administration - went on general strike this morning, after the collapse of negotiations with the Government of the Republic of Srpska.