Audi Hungaria union forms strike committee


The Audi Hungaria Independent Trade Union (AHFSZ) has formed a strike committee after failing to reach an agreement on wage rises with management, the union said on its homepage, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

The AHFSZʼs governing body unanimously rejected the managementʼs latest wage hike offer, delivering its strike demands to Audi Hungaria executives on Tuesday. The strike committee will meet for the first time on Wednesday, but wage talks will continue, at a more "intensive" pace, on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday.

Union representatives are demanding a wage increase of at least 18%, but no less than HUF 75,000 per month. They also want the annual threshold for non-wage benefits raised to HUF 787,000, up from HUF 620,000.

Audi Hungariaʼs communications department told MTI that management wants to reach a mutually beneficial wage agreement, while the news agency said it could not immediately reach the union for comment.

The last strike at Audi Hungaria - a two-hour warning strike over stalled wage talks - was held on January 26, 2017.

Audi Hungaria employs more than 11,500 people at its base in Győr (about 107 kilometers NW of Budapest).


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