Public sector unions plan further action after national strike

Ireland
Public sector unions have called on the government to negotiate or face another national strike on 3 December. The unions’ action on 24 November was widely supported and was in protest at government proposals to make further cuts in public spending and public sector pay, despite already implementing cuts and imposing a 7% pension levy on all public sector workers. [Read more at > IMPACT (EN)-> http://www.impact.ie/iopen24/second-oneday-strike-thursday-december-renewed-talks-fail-n-287.html] [And at > SIPTU (EN)->http://www.siptu.ie/PressRoom/NewsReleases/2009/Name,11289,en.html] [Read more at > Guardian (EN)->http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/nov/24/irish-public-servants-national-strike]

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