Unions protest over pay, living standards and economic crisis

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Public and private sector unions joined forces in regional protests on 17 December and in a national demonstration on 23 December focusing on the economic crisis and the need to protect the living standards of workers and pensioners. The FPSU confederation drew up a series of demands aimed at the government, parliament, local authorities, central bank and employers calling for an increased minimum wage, payment of wages in arrears and a withdrawal of planned increases to energy costs and other basic elements of the cost of living. EPSU and PSI both sent messages of support.
Read more at > FPSU (EN)-> http://www.fpsu.org.ua/eng/news/ukraine-world/20081225-003/]
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