Portugal - Unions demand negotiating on firefighters' terms and conditions - August 26, 2009

On 7 August a joint delegation of the STAL and STML trade unions presented demands for negotiation to the secretary of state for internal administration.

The unions are concerned about government proposals to change the regulations covering the careers, working hours and other conditions employment of firefighters, and they demand the right to negotiate on this. They plan to resort to further action if they don't get a positive response from the government by 3 September.

Portugal - Unions demand negotiations over changes to firefighters’ terms and conditions at www.epsu.org

Bombeiros Profissionais em luta at www.stal.pt

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