Portugal -PM promises full execution of tripartite agreement after walk-out threat UGT -April 27, 2012

On 23 April, the leader of the UGT, the only remaining trade union partner of the tripartite agreement for the international bailout programme, threatened it will withdraw its support. UGT stated the Government has not upheld parts of the agreement supposed to protect workers rights. Speaking to Parliament on 27 April, Prime Minister Coelho assured the opposition that the union’s concerns had been addressed and that the agreement will be executed in full.

English: http://www.portugaldailyview.com/whats-new/work-pm-promises-good-execution ... http://www.portugaldailyview.com/whats-new/union-trade-confederation-meeting-pm ...

 

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