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?

Workers Organizing in the Digital Age – Outlooks for the (near) future

The increased digitalization of labor presents a whole new set of challenges from the legislative and labor organizing perspective. Companies use sophisticated software to monitor their employees, but workers can also utilize software in their struggle for labor rights and a more equitable economy.

The increased digitalization of labor presents a whole new set of challenges from the legislative and labor organizing perspective. Companies use sophisticated software to monitor their employees, but workers can also utilize software in their struggle for labor rights and a more equitable economy.

Protest of the Association of Internet Workers in Serbia

Thousands of people supports freelancers. Negotiations with the Government announced for Monday

Online workers held a protest on Saturday in front of the National Assembly of Serbia. The authorities accepted invitation to negotiations, stated Miran Pogačar, president of the Association of Internet Workers (URI). Members of URI added that this is a small victory and that they will continue to fight.

Online workers held a protest on Saturday in front of the National Assembly of Serbia. The authorities accepted invitation to negotiations, stated Miran Pogačar, president of the Association of Internet Workers (URI). Members of URI added that this is a small victory and that they will continue to fight.

Workers’ struggle during the pandemic

Striking similarities were revealed among ex-Yugoslav republics during this pandemic: the burden of the crisis was placed on the workers, who, although fragmented, organized resistance all across their shared former homeland, while at the same time facing the double threat of infection and possible termination.

Striking similarities were revealed among ex-Yugoslav republics during this pandemic: the burden of the crisis was placed on the workers, who, although fragmented, organized resistance all across their shared former homeland, while at the same time facing the double threat of infection and possible termination.

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The breakdown of labour rights in Serbia during the state of emergency

An analysis conducted by the FCD and the OHCHR showed that the state of labour rights in Serbia drastically deteriorated during the recent state of emergency declared due to the COVID-19 epidemic. What needs to change so that this scenario doesn't happen again?

An analysis conducted by the FCD and the OHCHR showed that the state of labour rights in Serbia  drastically deteriorated during the recent state of emergency declared due to the COVID-19 epidemic. What needs to change so that this scenario doesn’t happen again?

Protest against layoffs in Radio-Television of Vojvodina

A protest against the announced dismissal of 200 workers of the Radio-Television of Vojvodina, who have been hired through an employment agency, was held today at noon in front of Studio M in Novi Sad.

A protest against the announced dismissal of 200 workers of the Radio-Television of Vojvodina, who have been hired through an employment agency, was held today at noon in front of Studio M in Novi Sad.

Protests announced over dismissal of Radio-Television of Vojvodina employees

The Radio-Television of Vojvodina's (RTV) branch union, belonging to the United Branch Trade Union Independence, organised a press conference on Monday, on the occasion of the announced dismissal of their 250 colleagues, who have been engaged through an employment agency.

The Radio-Television of Vojvodina’s (RTV) branch union, belonging to the United Branch Trade Union Independence, organised a press conference on Monday, on the occasion of the announced dismissal of their 250 colleagues, who have been engaged through an employment agency.

Construction workers from India are returning home thanks to international trade unions ties

The construction workers from India who started a strike in the middle of the previous week, demanding their overdue wages and to be allowed to return home, will be able to travel back starting this week, Mašina found out. This is not the first time that workers from India are dissatisfied with working conditions in Serbia, and the whole case raised questions regarding the necessity of international cooperation, which we discussed with representatives of the trade unions from Serbia and India.

The construction workers from India who started a strike in the middle of the previous week, demanding their overdue wages and to be allowed to return home, will be able to travel back starting this week, Mašina found out. This is not the first time that workers from India are dissatisfied with working conditions in Serbia, and the whole case raised questions regarding the necessity of international cooperation, which we discussed with representatives of the trade unions from Serbia and India.

Construction workers from India are protesting in front of the city administration headquarters in Kraljevo

According to Kraljevo online, 42 construction workers from India are protesting in front of the seat of the city administration in the center of Kraljevo: sitting quietly on the sidewalk, they ask to be allowed to return home. These workers were hired via "Nikolić" construction company, which has already attracted media attention earlier this year precisely because of the dissatisfaction of workers from India.

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