Portugal - Civil servants reiterate demand for 4% pay rise - June 30, 2018

The unions that represent the country's civil servants reiterated its demand for a 4% increase in salaries and pensions next year. The unions also want to agree on a minimum increase of 60 euro a month for lower-paid workers. According to the unions the boost in salaries and pensions is necessary given that they have been frozen since 2009 which resulted in an 18.9% loss in purchasing power.

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