Union federations criticise low replacement rate

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The FSC-CCOO and FSP-UGT federations have attacked the government for recruitment plans and its decision to replace only one in 10 public sector workers when they leave their jobs. The FSC-CCOO federation was already critical of the 15% replacement rate included in the 2010 budget and warns that a 10% replacement rate will threaten to undermine the quality of public services. The cuts are particularly of concern in the current period when defending employment is a key part of the response to the crisis. It is also pointed out that the 25% replacement rate imposed in the 1990s had a negative impact on service delivery and was the impetus for widespread privatisation and outsourcing.
Read more at > FSC-CCOO (ES)
And at > FSP-UGT (ES)

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