On May 1, the shift allowance for employees of the Nemak Aluminum Foundry in Győr was reduced, szakszervezetek.hu. The Vasas Syndicate immediately protested, handing out banners with 40 percent inscriptions and Labor Day gifts for workers leaving the night shift.
Thus the trade union protested against the fact that the employer in Gyor had reduced the night shift allowance from 40 to 30 percent with excellent timing effective May 1.
Zoltan-Laszlo, vice president of the VAS union, told the newspaper that the union had just signed a wage agreement with the employer two or three weeks ago, which at the time looked like a good wage agreement. It was a signed wage.
According to Zoltán László, after two or three weeks
However, the employer decided not to give workers more with the increase in wages because they reduce the allowance and reorganize shifts.
A reduction in shift allowance can affect approximately 600-800 people, nearly half of whom are members of the Vasas trade union.
“They work in very harsh conditions, have very expensive bread, and I think this is an unacceptable and unworthy remedy for the workers. […] Whoever does this work is in metal vapor, in heat, the metal must then be shaped, so that it is in metal shavings. Hard work is what they do. These people should be respected and appreciated, “says Zoltan-Laszlo.
Nemak Győr Alumíniumöntöde Kft. He has yet to confirm to the portal whether the union criticism is warranted, and whether the factory workers’ profits have truly remained unchanged despite the previous wage agreement.
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