Tag: union
Economy 03.09.20 | 17:07

Union representing 2,300 postal workers sounds the alarm after the Eurostandard Bank collapse

The union of the Macedonian Post Office is demanding an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, as 2,300 employees face to be left without pay or even fired. The post office heavily relies on the now bankrupt Eurostandard Bank, which had an exclusive contract to use the postal network for cash...

Macedonia 25.08.20 | 10:34

Police union claims that experienced special forces officers are demoted to guard duty

The Police Union reports that five dozen officers from the special operations and riot control units are being ordered to perform novice duties. According to the union, this is being done for political reasons. Such decisions can seriously affect the security of the country which lacks well trained personnel...

Economy 30.07.20 | 11:49

SSM union demands criminal investigations into companies who abused the corona stimulus program

The SSM workers union called for an investigation into the report that hundreds of companies that claimed coronavirus subsidies did not distribute the received funds among their workers. We are talking about more than 700 employers. They need to be criminally responsible. Someone needs to end up behind...

Macedonia 15.04.20 | 17:15

Teachers’ union says the March salaries haven’t been paid yet

The NSON union of public school teachers informed the public that the salaries for March still haven’t been paid and called on the Government to make sure it pays the teachers. We are asked to make extra effort to maintain the education process under these difficult circumstances, but our salaries...

Macedonia 23.03.20 | 13:05

Teachers’ union comes out against Zaev’s proposal to place public administration employees on the minimum wage

The SONK teachers’ union called on the Government to reject the proposal from SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev to cut the salaries of nearly all public sector employees to the minimum wage – in many cases to half of what they are now earning. Zaev announced the proposal yesterday, saying that...

Macedonia 12.03.20 | 19:32

Foreign Affairs Ministry does nothing to protect its employees from the coronavirus, union claims

The union of the Macedonian Foreign Affairs Ministry publicly protested the lack of preparations to protect the employees from the coronavirus. It reminds the Ministry that the diplomats are exposed to a large number of people in countries across the world, but are left unprepared and unprotected from...

Columns 18.01.20 | 21:40

Terra incognita

By Zoran Dabic President of the Macedonian Diplomatic Union The term terra incognita is used in cartography to describe regions that are still unknown, un-mapped, undocumented. Reaching this unknown terrain was always a great challenge for adventurers and those brave in spirit. Men and women who would...

Macedonia 24.10.19 | 22:51

Healthcare workers demand the salaries Zaev promised them in 2016

The SSKC union of doctors and nurses of Macedonia reminds the Government that it still hasn’t reached even half way toward its promise to make the average wage of specialist doctors 100.000 denars (1.600 EUR) per month. It’s a promise Prime Minister Zoran Zaev made during the 2016 election...

Macedonia 31.05.19 | 18:30

Defense Ministry union demands a resignation from Minister Sekerinska

The union of the Defense Ministry demands that Minister Radmila Sekerinska resigns because of the poor labour and equipment conditions of the army. According to the union, the state of the army barracks is unacceptable and pay is low. We face disastrously bad conditions to perform our work. The military...