Representatives of Bulgaria’s business and trade unions negotiated with this country‘ s caretaker Premier Stefan Yanev financial compensations for the high electricity prices . A total of 600,000 companies are expected to receive financial..
Employers, trade unions and citizens have staged protests demanding immediate compensations for the high electricity prices. The protesters blocked traffic in central Sofia. The electricity price on the independent energy exchange hit record..
The latest version of the National Plan for Recovery and Sustainability lacks specific measures and policies aimed at addressing the demographic crisis, promoting quality employment and reducing inequalities. This is the opinion of the CITUB trade..
The National Council for Tripartite Cooperation discussed future changes to the state budget for 2021. The caretaker cabinet is proposing a 12.5% increase in pensions as of 1 October. “The raise is not going to jeopardize the country’s finances..
The trade unions from the state-owned coal-fired power station Martitsa Iztok 2 warn that they will soon initiate protest and strike action to protect the functioning of the power plant. In an open letter they express concern over the planned..
On May 1, Bulgaria celebrates Labor Day. According to the trade unions in this country, issues related to the length of the working day and remuneration remain relevant in this country. CITUB President Plamen Dimitrov has told BNR that the..
Lawyers almost jokingly say that after the Road Traffic Act, the other most violated law in Bulgaria is the Labor Code. Most often, legal advice from trade unions is sought by people who were fired or forced to leave their jobs; or have not..
On the last working day of last week, the Bulgarian cabinet which has already filed its resignation submitted to the National Assembly a draft plan for the recovery of Bulgaria. The topic became a reason for endless controversies among the newly..
The two biggest trade unions in Bulgaria – the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) and the Confederation of Labour Podkrepa are withdrawing from the group discussing the introducing of cumulative working hours calculation...
One of the two largest trade unions in Bulgaria – The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB), adopted a Memorandum on the key areas, parameters and goals that Bulgaria believes should be pursued in economic and..