The SZAKSZ warning strike was not illegal
The Labor College of the Capital City Court rejected the request of Volánbusz Zrt., in which it requested to establish the legality of the two-hour warning strike held by the Solidarity Bus Transport Union, in the order issued on November 9, 2022, made at level I.
A worker against worker power
The film commemorates Sándor Rácz, in honor of the 1956 revolution and freedom struggle, by processing archival materials that have not yet been seen by the general public.
Solidarity statement with the Confederation of Trade Unions of the Slovak Republic (KOZ SR)
The Hungarian trade union confederations are shocked to learn from the Slovak trade unionists that the Minister of Labour of the Slovak Republic intends to prevent through legislative changes the operation of trade unions and the existing system of tripartite consultation.
Paying tribute to the heroes Short report on the Workers Councils’ commemoration
This year, the commemoration of the 1956 revolution co-organised by the National Confederation of Workers’ Councils, the 56-os Magyarok Világszövetsége (World Federation of Hungarian Freedom Fighters), the Corvin Bajtársi Közösség (Corvin-Passage Comrades' Community) and the Pesti Srácok Foundation was held in the Corvin Cinema on 18th October 2019.
Workers’ Councils about the SME development strategy
As 71% of Hungarian workers are employed by small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the development strategy of SMEs for the next decade is also important for them
Uniting Powers Merge of the Association of Transport Workers’ Councils (KMSZ) and the Association of Transport Workers’ Labour Unions (KDSZSZ)
The two trade unions decided to merge in order to enhance their interest representation activity by increasing their effectiveness and by gaining a wider mandate from the higher number of members.
The demand of law enforcement workers might be fulfilled: they will receive overtime pay for another four years
The Committee on Defence and Law Enforcement of the Hungarian National Assembly proposes that law enforcement workers should receive overtime pay. According to the present legislation in force, employees can request only days off in compensation for overtime work from January.
Members of the Workers’ Councils laid flowers, candles and wreaths in several towns and villages on 23 October to commemorate the heroes and victims of the 1956 revolution
The commemoration in Pécs started at the monument of the Revolutionary Workers Councils where József Perényi, president of the Mecsek Association of Workers’ Councils held a speech.
Workers Councils launch project “Complex development of occupational safety and health” with EU support
The objective of the project is to enhance occupational safety and health, to provide targeted information to and to raise awareness among employees and workers and to improve working conditions in the IT, communication, financial, insurance, real estate, scientific and technological branches.
Trade unions negotiate on the minimum wage with employers and the government at the Permanent Consultative Forum between the Private Sector and the Government (VKF)
On 12 November 2018, the workers’ side of the VKF will consult and on 13 November the three parties will negotiate on the minimum wage in 2019, the guaranteed minimum wage and the national wage recommendation.
The level of Hungarian real wages should be doubled
The National Confederation of Workers’ Councils agrees with the proposal of the central bank according to which the efficiency of retraining programs for public employees should be enhanced.
More flexibility required in the Hungarian labour market
Both employers and trade unions deem it necessary to increase the number and level of flexible employment forms in as many sectors as possible.