TALLINN - Estonia approved legal changes to make it easier for employers to terminate collective agreements even after trade unions objected, reports Bloomberg. Lawmakers voted 53-40 to back amendments stopping such agreements from running indefinitely, which the Justice Chancellor has ruled unconstitutional. Unions had sought to keep the main terms of contracts that had been terminated valid for a transition period, Harri Taliga, chairman of the Confederation of Estonian Trade Unions, said last month in an interview.“The unions’ protest against the changes is n...
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