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Government Appeals Amendment to Posted Workers’ Same Pay Directive 2018-10-04 [Today]

Hir TV news channel taken over by the government 2018-08-08 [EFJ]

Two media outlets forced to close following Orbán’s electoral win 2018-04-13 [EFJ]

Administrative and Labour Court: nationalization of council schools was unconstitutional 2018-01-24 [Budapest Beacon ]

European study finds Hungarian workers enjoy the best Xmas bonuses 2017-12-20 [BBJ]

Tesco agreement with union results in average 10% wage hike 2017-12-10 [BBJ]

Despite 12 percent pay rise, many skilled healthcare workers see no change in their salary 2017-12-07 [Budapest Beacon]

Increased activity of labour unions in Hungary 2017-12-07 [Lexology]

Pulp and paper workers unite in Budapest 2017-12-05 [IndustriALL Global Unions ]

Labour illegality, irregularity on the rise 2017-12-02 [BBJ]

Budapest Metro workers may give strike for Christmas 2017-12-01 [Portfolio]

Auchan to raise wages in Hungary 2017-10-17 [Budapest Business Journal]

Journalists harassed for their reports on Hungary’s anti-Soros campaign 2017-10-10 [EFJ]

How Europe stole my cheese makers: Hungarian businessman wants skilled workers to come home 2017-10-08 [The Telegraph]

MTel to cut staff, raise wages 2017-10-06 [BBJ]

Gvt voices support for Tesco workers 2017-09-29 [BBJ]

Tesco accedes to wage demands, but issues remain 2017-09-27 [BBJ]

Government transfers public workers into social cooperatives 2017-09-27 [Budapest Beacon]

Unions vow no new Tesco strike before October 2017-09-20 [Budapest Business Journal]

Socialist Party: Tesco workers’ strike just 2017-09-18 [Politics.hu]

Nation suffers from record high labor shortage 2017-09-18 [Budapest Beacon]

27 Tesco stores close down due to strike on Saturday 2017-09-12 [Politics.hu]

Journalist Union slams blacklisting 2017-09-12 [AFP]

Public health dentist go on strike on Monday 2017-09-06 [Politics.hu]

Unable to live off their pensions, Hungarian pensioners are eager to work again 2017-08-31 [Budapest Beacon]

Jobbik to start collecting signatures for wage union bid 2017-08-24 [Politics.hu]

Tesco workers eye strike if demo unsuccessful 2017-07-10 [Budapest Business Journal]

Referendum on salary of state company CEOs is legal, rules Curia 2017-07-10 [Budapest Beacon]

Tesco employees to obstruct business in Hungary 2017-07-10 [Portfolio]

70% of employees earn less than average wage 2017-06-29 [Politics.Hu]

Underpaid nurses leaving public health-care system for jobs in retailing 2017-06-29 [Budapest Beacon]

Dentists set to strike September 4-6 2017-06-21 [Budapest Beacon ]

Ministry says 60 percent more Hungarians employed illegally now than 5 years ago 2017-06-13 [Budapest Beacon]

Public Service Workers’ Union announces strike for July 17 2017-06-10 [Politics.HU]

Union of Public Servants plans a strike in July 2017-06-10 [Budapest Beacon]

Local Tesco workers eye strike, union warns 2017-05-29 [BBJ]

Journalist in Hungary violently expelled from a forum by a local politician 2017-05-12 [EFJ]

Academic freedom under threat in Hungary: the story of Lex CEU 2017-04-20 [Equal Times]

EI deeply concerned about impact of new legislation on academic freedom 2017-04-19 [Education International]

Budapest transit workers plan 8-day strike starting Saturday 2017-04-03 [Budapest Beacon]

MVM workersʼ union plans demo, possible strike 2017-03-29 [The Business Journal]


On IWD we remember Rosika Schwimmer founder of Hungarian unions organising women 2017-03-09 [Hungarian Free Press]

Gender wage gap narrows but room for improvement 2017-03-09 [Hungary Today]

Gender-based wage gap worst in Europe according to Eurostat 2017-03-09 [Budapest Beacon]

Study shows Govt-touted 'huge wage increases” for teachers are not so huge 2017-03-08 [Budapest Beacon]

Workers put jobs on the line to defend sacked union leader 2017-01-31 [IndustriALL]

Audi agrees to raise wages, union says 2017-02-13 [BBJ]

EPSU supports sacked waste company trade unionists in Hungary  ActNOW!  2017-02-12 [EPSU]

Tanítanék demonstrators demand new minister, education portfolio 2017-02-08 [Budapest Beacom]

This month in labour history

23-10-1956 Thousands of Hungarians protest against the government and Soviet occupation. [more]