Public service confederation plans strike action

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The KESK public services confederation ways it will organise a national day of strike action on 19 December unless the government responds to its demands in relation to the Budget for 2014. The confederation is highly critical of the government's policies on labour law and outsourcing of public services. It argues that public service workers face low pay and precarious working conditions made worse by the extensive sub-contracting of many services. The confederation is call for a TL 300 (€108) pay rise for civil servants, along with improvements to pensions and action to defend the position of women workers in the public sector.
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