Italy -Public sector unions ask Parliament to re-instate collective bargaining -June 18, 2013

Public sector trade unions Fp-Cgil, Cisl-Fp, Uil-Fpl and Uil-Pa have written to the parliamentary committee on employment, requesting a re-opening of collective bargaining in the public sector. The unions state that civil servants have seen their real wages deteriorate due to inflation since a pay freeze was put in place in 2011.



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