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Strike in VW SK continues, talks to resume

Paused strike negotiations at Volkswagen Slovakia are set to resume for third day at 15:30

Strike at Volkswagen Slovkaia continued until late night on June 21. (Source: TASR)

“Both sides decided to pause the negotiations to perform some financial analyses,” head of the Modern Unions Volkswagen (MOV) Zoroslav Smolinský said. “Both sides invited financial specialists who will study the documents to be prepared, and at half past three, we will resume the collective bargaining.”

Smolinský said considerable progress has been made in the negotiations and that he is satisfied with the development.

“We will continue to the next possible point,” VW SK spokesperson Lucia Kovarovič Makayová said. “The agreed documents will be prepared until the next negotiations,” she added. According to TASR, she said that it is still in the best interest of the company to reach an agreement acceptable for both sides as quickly as possible.

Read also: Read also:Bomb alert announced at VW plant; meanwhile negotiations are set to continue on June 21

The VW SK employee strike began on June 20 at 6:00 after repeated negotiations between management and unions did not come to an agreement on salary increases and other demands.

The strike has no definitive end date and is the first of this carmaker in Slovakia.

Read also: Read also:Last minute talks to avert strike at Volkswagen Slovakia have failed

Topic: Automotive

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