Denmark - Trade unions in Denmark say no to EU-driven Budget Act - November 30, 2019

Trade unions and leftist political parties in Denmark have started a vigorous campaign calling for an end to the EU Budget Act, enacted in the country in 2012. The legislation places a ceiling on social spending and development expenditure by the government. Trade unions are demanding that the austerity measures imposed under this Budget Act be scrapped and a new people’s budget implemented.

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