Spain -Prosecution of union leaders -December 02, 2014

More than 40 legal proceedings are underway against trade unionists who took part in general or sector-wide strikes protesting against the austerity measures imposed by the Spanish government.

More than 40 legal proceedings are underway against trade unionists who took part in general or sector-wide strikes protesting against the austerity measures imposed by the Spanish government. The two main trade union confederations, CC.OO. and the Unión General de Trabajadores (UGT), have denounced the criminal prosecution of trade unionists before the Public Prosecution Service and the courts. Some 300 trade unionists are currently facing administrative and penal proceedings.

English: http://www.equaltimes.org/spain-where-trade-union-leaders ...  


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