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- Metalworkers' union to block Slovak
- IMF News, 1 March 2001. The Metalworkers' Federation
of the Slovak Republic, KOVO, is setting up a protest
blockade of some of the country's border crossings in an
attempt to force the government and employers to increase
- Thousands of Unionists Protest Against
- By Oleg Koshevoy, Northstar Compass, February
2003. About 25,000 protestors marched in Bratislava, and not
since the November putsch of 1989 was there such number of
people. A protest against the Czech counter-revolutionary
Vaclav Havel's administration that dismembered
- A shot in the arm or the foot?
- Editorial, The Slovak Spectator, 12 February
2003. In the 10 years since independence, Slovakia has had
its first taste of massive labour unrest: a three-day rail
strike that paralysed the country's passenger and
freight transport infrastructure. It tested the mettle of
organised labour and strengthened the resolve of state
authorities to push ahead with austerity measures.
- Unions to start a petition for early
- The Slovak Spectator, Vol. 9 Nu. 38, October
6–12 2003. The Confederation of Trade Unions (KOZ)
plans to petition for early elections next July. The ruling
coalition objects on the ground that the unions are trying
to substitute themselves for the political parties.