Federation calls for urgent action on public sector employment

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The FSP-UGT federation says that 400000 public service jobs have been cut in the last four years posing a real threat to service quality. In relation to population size Spain has fewer public service workers than France, Ireland or the UK and has even cut 30000 jobs from health services, a sector that has grown in most other countries despite austerity. The federation is also concerned about the high level of temporary work in public services (20%) and it wants to see moves to consolidate these workers into permanent jobs. Privatisation and outsourcing are also taking their toll and the FDP-UGT wants to see clearer guidelines on what services should not be privatised and much better regulation and monitoring of outsourcing.
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