Unions reject attack on pensions

Portugal Portugal
Public sector unions have expressed their anger about proposed changes to the pensions system. The STAL local government union says that increases in contributions were bad enough but now the government also wants to cut pensions that are already being paid out to retired workers. The union along with other members of the Frente Comum of public sector unions will be staging a national protest against the proposals on 25 September. The SINTAP public sector trade union is also opposed to the cuts and made its position clear in talks with the minister of public administration.
Read more at > STAL (PT)
And at > SINTAP (PT)

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