Friday, January 27, 2023

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TRADE UNION OF EMPLOYEES IN SCIENCE – HIGHER PAY AND BETTER STATUS

At the protest in front of the Government of Serbia, held on January 31, 2022, Trade Union of Employees in Science and Research Institutions of Serbia presented their demands. Namely, they asked for equal pay of all employees in...

POSITION OF JOURNALISTS – EXTREMELY DIFFICULT

In February next year the Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Culture and Information will start working intensively with trade unions of workers in media on finding adequate methods to improve and protect labour rights of journalists. Trade unions of...

THROUGH NEGOTIATIONS AND RESPECT TO HIGHER LIVING STANDARD

At this week’s meeting organized in the premises of the Confederation of Autonomous Trade Unions of Serbia between the CATUS Presidency, presidents of branch unions , local unions and Serbian Prime Minister, Ana Brnabić, Finance Minister, Siniša Mali and...

IN ANTICIPATION OF ADOPTION OF THE LAW ON FLEXIBLE FORMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Participation in the Working Group for the Drafting of the Law on Flexible Forms of Employment will enable the representatives of two main trade union confederations – Confederation of Autonomous Trade Unions of Serbia – SSSS, Trade Union Confederation...

CATUS INITIATIVE TO AMEND ARTICLE 188 OF LABOUR LAW

Considering that the existing definition of the Article 188 of the Labour Law doesn’t provide trade union representatives and members with sufficient support when working on trade union issues, which practically puts them into an unfavourable position due to...

SHOULD SEASONAL WORKERS FEAR FOR THEIR RIGHTS?

Public discussion on Draft Law on Seasonal Work finished without attracting much attention from the media. Trade unions and some experts believe that it deprives workers of their rights, legal protection and allows the employment of foreigners without a...

FREELANCERS ARE HERE, AND WHERE IS THE PROMISED LAW?

It was necessary for freelancers to take to the streets in 2020 in order to completely expose the anachronism of the Law on Personal Income Tax and the inequalities it produces. Today, it is quite certain that there is...

THE COURTS DEFINE THE CONCEPT OF WORKER AND EMPLOYER; LEGISLATORS ARE MOSTLY SILENT

Lacking clear guidelines from the International Labor Organization and the European Commission, courts and national legislators in Europe are doing their best to answer the question of whether gig workers working through digital platforms, either on-site or remotely, are...

OHS WORKSHOP IN NIŠ

At the workshop ‘Occupational Health and Safety’ which was held in the Confederation of Autonomous Trade Unions of the City of Niš, it was stressed that for the past seven months 26 fatal injuries had been recorded. The workshop...

TRADE UNIONS AND EMPLOYERS DON’T GIVE UP THEIR DEMAND TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE

Confederation of Autonomous Trade Unions of Serbia (CATUS) and TUC NEZAVISNOST don’t give up their demand on minimum wage increase for 2022 and they estimate that the Government of Serbia, i.e. President Aleksandar Vučić, will decide about this, like...

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Dialogue as the only way of solving problems

At the meeting with the representatives of the Confederation of Autonomous Trade Unions of Serbia (CATUS), Serbian Prime Minister...

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