Budapest mayors of the opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) on Monday held consultation talks with trade union leaders on the effects of the novel coronavirus epidemic on employment.
Deputy mayor of Budapest Erzsébet Gy Németh told an online press conference after the meeting that
the most important considerations were that employees should stay safe, keep their jobs and receive decent salaries.
Head of the Hungarian public servants and public employees trade union Peterné Boros said
the district mayors had promised to guarantee the financial security of workers in all public services.
Head of teachers trade union PDSZ Zsuzsanna Szabó said priorities included the preservation of jobs, decent wages and improving the prestige of kindergarten teachers.
Budapest coordinator of the trade union cooperation forum SZEF Orsolya Dobrovits said they were working towards developing real dialogue between local municipalities, trade unions annd employers.