Saturday, December 26, 2009

Unions warn of general strike

After 15 January, large protests in all Albania

TIRANA-Syndicate Unions, call upon the Albanian Government, to get their complaints into consideration, up to date January 15, 2010, to perform an assistance plan for union workers and their families.

They threatened today in a press conference giving ultimatum; In case of not fulfilling their demands, the unions warn for starting large protests.

"We discussed today the economic and social situation in the country and managed with a common conclusion, that our common position will be supported by protests.
These requests will be submitted to the government tomorrow, "said union leader Fiqiri Xibri.

The unions want the government to improve labor code and the creation of the Labour Courts, which will function together with the administrative courts.

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