Confederations announce joint campaign over pension age

Spain Spain
The two main union confederations – CCOO and UGT – have announced a nationwide campaign against the government’s plans to raise the pension age from 65 to 67. Over 100 demonstrations have been planned in the provincial capitals and other major cities in the two weeks at the end of February and beginning of March. The unions argue that the public pensions system is in good financial health and doesn’t need the drastic reform being proposed. They also argue that the government should be doing more to increase the minimum wage and reduce precarious employment conditions as ways of boosting payments into the social security system.
Read more at > CCOO (ES)
And at > UGT (ES)

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