Portugal - National strike envisages public sector - October 31, 2017

The coordinator of the civil servant unions (Frente Comum) said that all indicators pointed towards a large turnout for the strike organised on 27 October 2017. There have been hundreds or thousands of plenary meetings and workers on the public sector are complaining out a lack of response to their demands such as higher wages, the immediate unfreezing of promotions and a 35-hour week for all workers. The public services most affected were healthcare, education and social security.

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