Slovenia -Police unions call for anti-cuts referendum -May 18, 2012

Two unions representing the interests of employees of the Interior Ministry and of police forces have announced that they will start collecting the 40,000 signatures required to call a referendum that could cancel the financial legislation introduced by the centre-right. The parliament’s vote in favour of austerity, with deep cuts in all sectors including wages in the public sector, could now be delayed or even overturned.

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