Federations agree timetable for implementing the state sector agreement


Public service federations, including FeSP-UGT and FSC-CCOO, have taken further steps in implementing the collective agreement covering public administration that covers a wide range of important issues including digitalisation, attracting talent, guaranteeing the 35-hour week, professional classification, partial retirement and equality plans. The second meeting of the committee that monitors implementation of the agreement focused on payment of the additional 1.5% pay rise and the re-establishment of rights cut during the austerity period. There were specific discussions on the timeline to register equality plans and the changes required in relation to annual leave and partial retirement and the federations underlined the urgent need to confirm the 35-hour week across the sector. A number of working groups will meet monthly to consider the detail of all the elements that need to addressed.

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