Portugal -CGTP takes week-long action -June 01, 2014

The trade union confederation CGTP staged a week of protests and strike action as a form of national action to fight for the improvement of the national minimum wage. The demand was to hike the minimum monthly wage by €30, from the current €485 to €515.

The trade union confederation CGTP staged a week of protests and strike action as a form of national action to fight for the improvement of the national minimum wage. The demand was to hike the minimum monthly wage by €30, from the current €485 to €515, as well as a general rise in salaries, for a reduction in working hours and against obstacles imposed on collective action.

Portuguese: http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/portugals-largest-trade-union-takes ...  

 

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