Over 150,000 demonstrate in Madrid over cuts and attacks on collective bargaining

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The FSC-CCOO, FSP-UGT and other trade unions mobilised over 150,000 people on the streets of Madrid to protest against the cuts being imposed by the regional government. The unions are particularly angry about the increase in the working week from 35 to 37.5 hours and cuts to sick pay. Unions estimate that the increase in hours could lead to 8000 job cuts. They say the imposed measures are also an attack on their collective bargaining rights.
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