Czech Republic - Public sector strike planned - November 25, 2010

Public sector unions are planning a one-day strike on 8 December in protest at the government plans to cut public sector pay by 10%. The unions argue that the cut is unacceptable and will be compounded by other cuts to social provision proposed by the government. They also argue that the cuts will have negative impact on the quality of public services. The CMKOZ confederation will organise rallies in the 14 regional capitals in support of the public sector unions. Police officers and firefighters who are banned from striking by law will join the rallies.

English: http://www.epsu.org/cob/390#a7063;

http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/index.php/news/content/view/full/98046

Czech: http://statorg.cmkos.cz/

 

This article was published in the Collective Bargaining Newsletter. It aims to facilitate information exchange between trade unions and to support the work of ETUC's collective bargaining committee. For more information, please contact the editor Maarten van Klaveren, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) M.vanKlaveren@uva.nl. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net. © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2010.


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