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CESI Presidium condemns envisaged changes to national legislation on trade unions

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Hungary Organizing is key in growing battery industry 2023-10-06 [IndustriALL]

CESI Presidium condemns envisaged changes to national legislation on trade unions 2023-09-02 [CESI]

Court rejects claims against referendum on new controversial education law in Hungary 2023-07-29 [ETUCE]

VIDEO  Thousands of teachers set to quit 2023-06-29 [Deutsche Welle]

Europe WeEP24 in Budapest- Bringing workers at the heart of #EUelections24 2023-04-15 [CESI]

Students rally in Budapest protesting against teachers' dismissals 2022-12-10 [Head Topics]

Strikes, sackings and surging prices: Teacher anger rages in Hungary 2022-12-10 [Yahoo]

Court Rejects Appeal for Review of Rules Governing Teacher Strikes in Hungary 2022-12-10 [XpatLoop]

Civil society movement demands change in the education system 2022-11-05 [EI]

Hungary Successful trade union cooperation between German and Hungarian unions 2022-10-29 [EI]

Teachers’ unions win court case on strike 2022-08-04 [EI]

Alea iacta est – Revision of Hungarian KATA tax law may bring adverse effects for young entrepreneurs in the country 2022-07-25 [CESI]

We welcome EU court referral over Klubrádió frequency 2022-07-20 [EFJ]

In Hungary, the right to strike has been curtailed by Viktor Orbán 2022-06-27 [Equal Times]

Budapest Airport workers may go on strike?! 2022-06-16 [The Daily News]

Ukraine Union defending the rights of members while welcoming Ukrainian refugees 2022-05-02 [EI]

Teachers strike for pay 2022-04-05 [Workers' Liberty]

Quality trade union renewal with international solidarity 2022-03-26 [EI]

Shocking number of Hungarian women go to the West to care for the elderly 2021-12-27 [The Daily News]

Stop denying air traffic workers their right to strike  ActNOW!  2021-08-06 [ETF]

Health care workers protest for higher wages 2021-08-01 [ThinkPol]

Spyware Pegasus helped target investigative journalists 2021-07-21 [EFJ]

UK Translators and authors condemn Hungary's ‘retrograde law' on LGBT rights 2021-07-15 [Society of Authors]

Deterioration of press freedom under the pretext of COVID-19 2021-06-18 [IFJ]

Human Rights Commissioner: “It is high time for Hungary to restore journalistic and media freedoms” 2021-04-05 [EFJ]

Union in Hungary fights for increased salaries Add to favourites Read this article in: English 22 March, 2021Hungarian union Vasas is renegotiating the collective agreement at German-owned B Braun, demanding a wage increase for its members who wor 2021-03-22 [IndustriALL]

Europe European Commission must urgently address media market distortion in Hungary 2021-02-26 [EFJ]

MFRR calls for EU action as Hungary's last independent radio is silenced 2021-02-05 [EFJ]

Hungarian restaurant workers protest lockdown restrictions 2021-02-01 [AP]

Full support to Věra Jourová following attacks by Viktor Orbán 2020-09-30 [EFJ]

Foreign ministry lists journalists' trips abroad 2020-09-22 [EFJ]

MKKSZ announces local government strike 2020-08-24 [Business Journal]

Media freedom crackdown: our letter to EU leaders 2020-07-30 [EFJ]

EU funds are used to finance pro-government media 2020-07-30 [EFJ]

Journalists at Index resigned; EU must take action 2020-07-27 [EFJ]

Independent website faces growing pressure 2020-06-27 [IFJ]

Independent website faces growing pressure 2020-06-26 [EFJ]

Is totalitarianism on the rise in the East? 2020-05-26 [Opendemocracy]

Europe Combating Europe's authoritarian virus: the case of Hungary 2020-05-04 [IUF]

EFJ urges again the EU to condemn limits on freedom of information 2020-04-03 [EFJ]

COVID-19: journalists threatened with imprisonment in Hungary 2020-03-24 [EFJ]

State media journalists received instructions for reports on migration, EU politics and Greta Thunberg 2020-03-09 [EFJ]

New report: Hungary dismantles media freedom and pluralism 2019-12-04 [EFJ]

Europe EFJ to visit Hungary with press freedom coalition this week 2019-11-26 [EFJ]

Almost 78% of the media are pro-government 2019-05-09 [EFJ]

Workers won in Audi Hungary: “We hope that our strike has send the message to other employees to unite” 2019-04-15 [Left East]

VDSz historic Hungarian Hankook strike settled with major gains 2019-03-25 [IndustriALL]

Hankook workers end strike for higher wages 2019-03-23 [Reuters]

1,700 workers strike at Hankook Tire in Hungary 2019-03-20 [IndustriALL]

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This month in labour history

10-12-1956 General strike begins in Hungary. [more]

11-12-1956 Arrest of Sandor Racz, president of the central workers' council in Budapest. [more]