Portugal - National demonstration against austerity measures - March 22, 2011

Thousands of people joined the national protest on the Avenida da Liberdade in Lisbon on 19 March, organised by the CGTP-IN union confederation. The demonstration brought together trade unions from both public and private sectors. The unions will follow this up 1 April, National Youth Day, with action focusing in particular on youth unemployment, and 2 April, focusing on education.

English: http://www.epsu.org/cob/411;  http://www.epsu.org/cob/409  

Portuguese: http://www.stal.pt/index.php?option=com_content& ...


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 2011.


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