Latvia - Firefighters warn of strike over low pay - October 31, 2019

Lithuanian firefighters have warned of plans to hold a strike over low funding that makes paying wages and attracting new workers difficult. Fire services are alarmingly short on funds not just to hire more fighters, but even to pay the existing ones. With night shifts, firefighters make less than 500 euros a month after taxes.

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