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A German professor is AGAINST Schaeuble and defends Greece: “Further reduction of wages is socially UNACCEPTABLE”

The any side effects of Brexit seems to know how it started to look…The German professor of Labour Law at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Gerhard Bosch, who is a member of the committee of experts for labour, raised the question, defended the Greek positions on the reintroduction of collective bargaining and the maintenance of the height of the minimum wage.Mr. Bosch in an interview marking the labour market in Greece “υπερευέλικτη” and stresses that further reduction in wages will lead to a deeper recession in the economy. It is this that points out the Greek government, but Berlin refuses to listen, considering how the further reductions of salaries and pensions constitute… reforms.We just don’t know who reforms. For the rhodes were identified by hellenes or maybe the multinationals that want to enter in the country and to sweep away everything in return for a pittance to you?Still, the Γρεμανός professor is in favour of collective negotiations and the active role of the trade unions.However, it proposes the approval or not of collective dismissals not made by the minister of Labour, but by a group of experts and representatives of the social partners, will assess the financial situation of the company.In this way, mr. Bosch demolishes the arguments of the International Monetary Fund, which calls for lower wages and greater flexibility in the labour market with the introduction of more flexible forms of employment. But, and Berlin.What applies to the regime of collective redundancies in other european countries? Do you think it should be changed in Greece?The Greek minister of Labour must approve the collective redundancies. If a company goes bankrupt, the same accused and all the employees lose their jobs. The decision for approval or not of collective dismissals could receives a commission composed of representatives of the social partners and experts, who will assess the situation of the company.What is your opinion about the conditions in the Greek labour market? There is enough flexibility? Should be other interventions?The Greek labour market has become “υπερευέλικτη” and leaves many workers without adequate social protection. Many workers do not receive even their salaries. There are substantial gaps in the enforcement of existing regulations.Do you consider a high wage cost? What applies in your country?Further wage cuts is socially unacceptable – and will further deepen the economic crisis. The growth can be restored only with the increase of investment and the development of the industry, where Greece is strong in areas such as tourism or logistics.Do you think that trade unions in Greece have increased powers?Absolutely! A partnership of trust with employers is necessary for the restoration of collective bargaining and the joint development of ideas for the implementation of the planned system of apprenticeship, and support the strategic development of the Greek economy.

The any side effects of Brexit seems to know how it started to look…
The German professor of Labour Law at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Gerhard Bosch, who is a member of the committee of experts for labour, raised the question, defended the Greek positions on the reintroduction of collective bargaining and the maintenance of the height of the minimum wage.
Mr. Bosch in an interview marking the labour market in Greece “υπερευέλικτη” and stresses that further reduction in wages will lead to a deeper recession in the economy. It is this that points out the Greek government, but Berlin refuses to listen, considering how the further reductions of salaries and pensions constitute… reforms.
We just don’t know who reforms. For the rhodes were identified by hellenes or maybe the multinationals that want to enter in the country and to sweep away everything in return for a pittance to you?
Still, the Γρεμανός professor is in favour of collective negotiations and the active role of the trade unions.
However, it proposes the approval or not of collective dismissals not made by the minister of Labour, but by a group of experts and representatives of the social partners, will assess the financial situation of the company.
In this way, mr. Bosch demolishes the arguments of the International Monetary Fund, which calls for lower wages and greater flexibility in the labour market with the introduction of more flexible forms of employment. But, and Berlin.
What applies to the regime of collective redundancies in other european countries? Do you think it should be changed in Greece?
The Greek minister of Labour must approve the collective redundancies. If a company goes bankrupt, the same accused and all the employees lose their jobs. The decision for approval or not of collective dismissals could receives a commission composed of representatives of the social partners and experts, who will assess the situation of the company.
What is your opinion about the conditions in the Greek labour market? There is enough flexibility? Should be other interventions?
The Greek labour market has become “υπερευέλικτη” and leaves many workers without adequate social protection. Many workers do not receive even their salaries. There are substantial gaps in the enforcement of existing regulations.
Do you consider a high wage cost? What applies in your country?
Further wage cuts is socially unacceptable – and will further deepen the economic crisis. The growth can be restored only with the increase of investment and the development of the industry, where Greece is strong in areas such as tourism or logistics.
Do you think that trade unions in Greece have increased powers?
Absolutely! A partnership of trust with employers is necessary for the restoration of collective bargaining and the joint development of ideas for the implementation of the planned system of apprenticeship, and support the strategic development of the Greek economy.

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