Industrial Relations: RFE/RL Job Contracts under Criticism

Prague Daily Monitor, via Kim Andrew Elliot – ČTK, 5 June 2012

Prague, June 4 (CTK) – The Czech Helsinki Committee (CHV) criticised Monday the procedure by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) that, it says, gives job seekers employment contracts with a disadvantageous clause, and Czech courts do not effectively protect the affected employees.

The CHV told CTK Monday that two former employees – Snjezana Pelivan of Croatia and Anna Karapetyan of Armenia have turned to it.

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More there, with updates from June 13 and June 15 on Kim Elliot’s website.

Deutsche Welle‘s Chinese department had some industrial-relations issues of its own in recent years.

The cases in Prague (not from RFE/RL‘s Chinese, but their Croatian and Armenian departments, apparenty) are reportedly being dealt with by the Czech Supreme Court.

According to a report by the Croatian Times, Snjezana Pelivan , formerly employed by RFE/RL’s Croatian service, is taking her case to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

I’ll try to get updates about both the RFE/RL, and the cases of Wang Fengbo and Zhu Hong (formerly Deutsche Welle) this or next week.

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