Many governments have resorted to the cancellation and unilateral modification of collective agreements, modification of working hours, unilateral salary reduction, and layoffs.
PSI has compiled the following tools and resources to support trade unions in the public sector to ensure that health and safety conditions and workers’ rights are not undermined as a result of this pandemic:
These guidelines offer precious advice on the dos and don'ts in case of emergencies of this nature for both governments', workers' and employers' organizations. These Guidelines are reference tools setting out principles that can be reflected in the design and implementation of policies, strategies, programmes, legislation, administrative measures and social dialogue mechanisms in a particular economic or social sector. (ES) (FR)