Spain - Landmark public sector agreement on reducing precarious work - March 31, 2017

The government and the trade unions (CSIF, UGT and CC OO) have signed an agreement to reduce precariousness in public employment. The public authorities will organise several calls to cover 250,000 permanent positions in the public services for the next three years. The aim of this process is to transform temporary workers into permanent civil servants. The agreement also includes an increase in the replacement rate - the number of substitutions for each retirement - to 100% in essential services.

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