On April 28 2014 the National Confederation of Hungarian Trade Unions / MSZOSZ and its affiliates remembered those colleagues, who lost their lives, got injured at work and becames subject of occupational diseases. Several activities were organised across the country. In Budapest a national conference took place with the attendance of over one hundred workplace safety representatives, trade union shop stewards, secretaries, employers' OSH responsibles and representatives of the labour and safety authority.
The "Safe and healthy work for all" conference was also attended by scolars and researchers.Read more: SAFE AND HEALTHY WORK FOR ALL!
Now that we are after the budget submission for the fiscal year 2014, the minimum wage negotiations for the forthcoming year, just like the trilateral discussions relevant to the national wage recommendations are also in the offing. On that occasion, upon the commission received from the National Association of Hungarian Trade Unions, the Policy Agenda carried out a survey among small and medium sized enterprises, to find out what minimum wage level the company managers expect and deem acceptable.The survey focused on the institution of the occupational pension which has not yet come up to the expectations hitherto.Read more: Minimum Wage – What Company Managers Expect