“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?

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.