UniCredit Bank faces strike

Trade unions want the salaries of employees to be increased.

UniCredit BankUniCredit Bank (Source: SME)

Although jobs in the banking and insurance sectors are among the highest in Slovakia where statistics are concerned, there are huge gaps between how much top management and people sitting behind the counter earn.

Most recently, the UniCredit Bank employees decided to point to insufficient salary conditions, overtime and work stress. The situation is so tense that they started wearing badges saying “Strike Alert” on their clothes, the Sme daily reported.

They talk about the problems with clients as well, to whom they mention low salaries, difficulties with achieving plans and huge work loads, especially with branches in shopping centres.

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