Union criticises municipal cutbacks

Denmark Denmark
The FOA public services unions is highly critical of the way that many local authorities are reducing budgets and making savings when they needn't do so. The union argues that not only does this form of austerity undermine the economic recovery but the reduction in staffing and services is having a direct impact on citizens, particularly the elderly. The FOA says that around 43% of municipalities will reduce staffing in 2014 and the same percentage will cut their operating budget.
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