Unions react to regional government restructuring

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On 7 August the Notre law on regional and departmental government reorganisation reached the statute books. The law will mean some big changes across France, including mergers to create larger regions. The legislation will have a major impact on many local and regional government workers and the CFDT confederation has called for a clear commitment for social dialogue throughout the reorganisation process. The CGT has criticised the proposed changes, seeing them as part of a strategy of austerity to reduce resources for public services. FO has also expressed concern about the prospect of some 40000 jobs being cut or relocated.
Read more at > CFDT (FR)
And at > CGT (FR)
And at > FO (FR)

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