Netherlands -Home care workers protest against cuts -November 13, 2014

Home care workers organised a protest, handing over a petition with over 159,000 signatures against cuts that will lead to the closure of care centres and redundancies. The Parliament is currently debating a law on long-term care, which aims to bring down costs.

Home care workers organised a protest, handing over a petition with over 159,000 signatures against cuts that will lead to the closure of care centres and redundancies. The Parliament is currently debating a law on long-term care, which aims to bring down costs. Nearly 3,000 home care workers gathered for the protest, demanding jobs, decent working conditions and high quality care services.

English: http://www.epsu.org/a/10929


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