Portugal -General strike called for 22 March -February 17, 2012

The country's main union confederation, GCTP, has called for a general strike on 22 March, in protest at the austerity measures being imposed by the troika of European Commission, European Central Bank (ECB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF). “This is a general strike for everyone, all workers must unite and participate in the fight against this package,” CGTP Secretary General Armenio Carlos said (See also this Collective Bargaining Newsletter Year 4 November and December 2011).

English: http://www.neurope.eu/article/portugal-union-announces-march-general-strike

 

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