Unions mobilise over pension cuts

Spain
Public sector unions mobilised for a series of demonstrations around the country in protest at the government’s unilateral decision to cut ill-health early retirement pension rights for many public sector workers. In Madrid the trade unions demonstrated outside the finance ministry and expressed their anger that the pension changes had been imposed, an action that clearly contravened the basic agreement that requires such changes to be negotiated. [Read more at > FSAP-CCOO (ES)->http://www.fsap.ccoo.es/webfsap/menu.do?Actualidad:Sindical:Actualidad:40903]

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