both trade unions gathered for the press conference immediately after the Industry's partners, said, 'yes', to extend the current contract until October 31. LO) and the confederation of Swedish Enterprise, says, to assume that all other collective agreements, do the same thing. This would mean that 3 million people's pay increases are suspended for at least a period of six months.
" We need to have peace and quiet in the job market. Now in terms of the current collective agreement, there will be no increase in the cost of the industry, and there are no conflicts, " said the confederation of Swedish Enterprise's managing director Jan-Olof Jacke.
" the Situation is very serious, more and more analysts are talking about a recession or even a depression. In our survey of 8,000 companies, " says the 40% that have a problem with the liquidity, of which 34 per cent said they had sent a warning, or should do it.
the president, Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson, spoke about the potential for hundreds of thousands of lay-offs, and running a company. He was also, during the financial crisis.
" there's nothing like It, now it all goes at a much faster speed. It will be an incredible symbolism in the Volvo group, Volvo, and Volvo car corporation lays off. This is a super-tough, companies that have a lot of orders, but won't be able to produce once the countries are close.
He praised the English model, which quickly agreed to find a consensus on trying to prevent the rampant unemployment.
" That was signed more than 30 agreements on korttidspermitteringar, which covers 1.3 million employees, and we have been doing this for five days. It provides an opportunity for the companies to survive the winter, during the crisis, and hit the ground running when the virusspridningen is in decline.
Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson believe that there is a need for more measures in, for example, to make it easier for more people to have access to the funds. Jan Olof Jacke is talking about is to remove the cost of the business.
" It is, of course, of great drama, as two of our main business lays off, but the problem exists in all sectors, the company has, in a short time, got rid of all of their income. The need for focused action, we will come back with a proposal in the near future, " he said.
Industriavtalet, which sets the standard or the label, for the rest of the payment should have gone out on the 31st of march. However, on Thursday called on the Impartial chairmen (Opo), is a kind of a mediator, the parties to push the negotiation to the 1st of October. The old contract would be valid up to and including 31 October. On Friday, said the parties are ' yes ' and was referring to the effects of the covid-19.
" This is the responsible thing to do in this situation. Virusepidemin has been such a non-transparent and the consequences for society and the economy, however, the agreement is and shall continue to be repeated in, say, Industriarbetsgivarnas's head of negotiations, Per Widolf, to the ROTOR.
Tjänstemannafacket, the Union's president, Martin Should say this:
" What are the conditions to sign an agreement that would be accepted by those who are going to have to accept it.
This means that all of the arguments up to the table again in the autumn, it is a point of contention will be whether the new agreement is to take effect retroactively.
"We're going to fight again in the fall, so this issue may have to wait until then," says Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson.
" Now is not the time to talk salary increase, says Jan-Olof Jacke.
see also: Facilitator, suggests that the negotiations are frozen.