Spain -Trade unions establish permanent platform for actions against cuts -July 19, 2012

Trade union confederations CCOO, UGT, FEP-USO, CGT, SL, STAJ, GESTHA, SATSE, CESM, USAE, ANPE, STEs-I, UFP , SUP, UnionGC:, FETE-UGT, FSP-UGT, FSC-CC.OO, CSI-F have established a common platform for action, that will coordinate a sustained campaign against austerity.  The latest austerity measures include cuts in public sector employees’ Christmas bonuses, amounting to up to 7% of their salaries. The platform announced it cannot rule out further general strikes, but will do so only after balloting its members.

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