Cyprus -Unions criticise harsh policy of the troika -October 06, 2012

Trade unions have called the new government measures to counter the troika proposals painful and unbearable.  The public sector union slammed its employers for not even bothering to consult the unions. According to the unions the salary reductions would reach 30 per cent if the current proposals – a slew of pay cuts and taxes - were added to the cuts public servants have already endured since the crisis started.



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