Czechia - Unions ready to fight planned dismissal of 10% of the public sector workers - February 28, 2019

Unions threaten to fight government plans to let 10% of the public sector workers, mainly clerks, go as a cost-saving measure. The proposed measure would lead to the loss of 12,500 jobs. Trade unions state that some state agencies are at present already faced with an acute labour shortage. Public sector workers are worried that the redundancy will increase the workload even further. Union leaders also say that the government plans will have a negative impact on the quality of public services.

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