Ireland -Trade union congress calls on troika to slow down austerity -July 9, 2012

The trade union congress has called on the troika to alleviate the pace of austerity measures and turn to investments in growth. The congress stated that the lack of growth and 26% drop in domestic demand indicate further austerity will only collapse the economy further. The trade union congress also presented a plan Delivering Growth & Jobs that contains an investment plan the unions say will not significantly increase the country’s sovereign debt.

English: http://www.ictu.ie/press/2012/07/09/congress-tells-troika-do-no-further-harm/

 

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