RIGA - The Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (LBAS) call on companies to be far-seeing and not to lay off large numbers of employees.
LBAS chairman Egils Baldzens told LETA that before business representatives make any decisions - on firing, unpaid leaves or downtime - these issues should be discussed with trade unions.
He said that airBaltic's decision to fire a large number of employees had been a rushed decision. "This step had to be discussed with the trade union and an agreement had to be reached on solutions," he aid.
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