Belgium - Public sector in Wallonia strikes - October 31, 2017

Trade union CGSP/ACOD organised a public-sector workers’ strike in the French-speaking region. The union protested against the federal government’s policies and budget cuts. The union said it was a warning to the current government, which has a majority on the right and thinks public services are not important. The sector is under-funded and workers have to defend not only their jobs but also the services they provide.

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