Care workers and intermediaries from the Balkans: the precarity of female work fosters a lack of solidarity

The precarity of female care workers from the Balkan countries in the EU is revealed through the relationship with intermediaries who find their posts but also take a significant percentage of their earnings through fees. This interdependence is not only economic; it is a question of class and female solidarity in a contemporary context.

The precarity of female care workers from the Balkan countries in the EU is revealed through the relationship with intermediaries who find their posts but also take a significant percentage of their earnings through fees. This interdependence is not only economic; it is a question of class and female solidarity in a contemporary context.

Who looks after the elderly in Germany? Care workers between former Yugoslavia and Germany

A great number of women from former Yugoslavia regularly go to Germany and other EU countries to perform care labour. In most cases, they are completely exploited. Moreover, individuals and institutions of the EU countries both create and abuse their situation.

A great number of women from former Yugoslavia regularly go to Germany and other EU countries to perform care labour. In most cases, they are completely exploited. Moreover, individuals and institutions of the EU countries both create and abuse their situation.

“A six-hour workday is optimal”: psychologist Sarita Bradaš talks about shorter workweeks

Two centuries have passed since it became clear that shorter working hours make workers happier and more satisfied and reduce injuries at work. Today in Serbia, we are far from the proclaimed eight-hour workday, but that shouldn't stop us from debating contemporary trends of shortening of workweek, which we talked about with psychologist Sarita Bradaš.

Two centuries have passed since it became clear that shorter working hours make workers happier and more satisfied and reduce injuries at work. Today in Serbia, we are far from the proclaimed eight-hour workday, but that shouldn’t stop us from debating contemporary trends of shortening of workweek, which we talked about with psychologist Sarita Bradaš.

Working from home: supervision, control and the need to protect workers’ privacy

The number of people working from home increased during the pandemic. Employers have quickly resorted to modern tools for monitoring and supervising workers, which creates the need for legal regulation and clear moves by unions to protect the rights of workers working from home.

The number of people working from home increased during the pandemic. Employers have quickly resorted to modern tools for monitoring and supervising workers, which creates the need for legal regulation and clear moves by unions to protect the rights of workers working from home.

Building and Wood Workers International: The Serbian government shouldn’t allow investors to behave like this

Representatives of the Building and Wood Workers International believe that the Government of Serbia should do much more to protect the human and workers' rights of foreign workers in Serbia.

Representatives of the Building and Wood Workers International believe that the Government of Serbia should do much more to protect the human and workers’ rights of foreign workers in Serbia.

Digital platform workers’ trade union established in Croatia

Workers engaged at Uber, Bolt, Glovo and similar platforms formed a trade union to fight for the rights guaranteed by the Labour Law of the Republic of Croatia.

Workers engaged at Uber, Bolt, Glovo and similar platforms formed a trade union to fight for the rights guaranteed by the Labour Law of the Republic of Croatia.

Minimum wage should be the exception, not the rule

While we are waiting for the decision on the amount of the minimum labour price for the next year, let's remind ourselves what the actual value of minimum wage is and what it should really represent.

While we are waiting for the decision on the amount of the minimum labour price for the next year, let’s remind ourselves what the actual value of minimum wage is and what it should really represent.

Geox leaves Serbia, the sacked workers protest

This morning, roughly 150 workers of the company protested to express dissatisfaction with their dismissals and the general attitude the management expressed towards them when Geox decided to close its plants in Vranje.

This morning, roughly 150 workers of the company protested to express dissatisfaction with their dismissals and the general attitude the management expressed towards them when Geox decided to close its plants in Vranje.

Geox packs its machines and leaves Serbia?

The Italian company Geox is ready to leave the city of Vranje after operating five years in Serbia and sack 1,200 people, writes Danas.

The Italian company Geox is ready to leave the city of Vranje after operating five years in Serbia and sack 1,200 people, writes Danas.

Gig economy on the rise in Eastern European countries. First labour organizations and unions of platform workers appear

Platform workers in Eastern European countries face similar problems like their colleagues in Serbia. Does the forming of the first trade unions and other workers' organizations suggest a possibility of international organizing?

Platform workers in Eastern European countries face similar problems like their colleagues in Serbia. Does the forming of the first trade unions and other workers’ organizations suggest a possibility of international organizing?

Mario Reljanović: Amendments to the Law on Simplified Work Engagement on Seasonal Jobs exceed my worst expectations

Labour law expert Mario Reljanović believes that the draft law meant to regulate the working conditions of seasonal workers contains "meaningless" norms and does not improve workers’ rights.

Labour law expert Mario Reljanović believes that the draft law meant to regulate the working conditions of seasonal workers contains “meaningless” norms and does not improve workers’ rights.

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What kind of problems do IT workers in Serbia face?

Growth of the domestic IT industry brings forward issues of labour rights in the sector. What kind of problems do IT workers face and how can they be solved?

Growth of the domestic IT industry brings forward issues of labour rights in the sector. What kind of problems do IT workers face and how can they be solved?