Unions criticise draft law on civil service mobility and careers

A draft law that would change the rules on civil servants’ job mobility and career progression is being debated in the National Assembly a year after being passed by the Senate. Unions are very worried about the implications of the legislation which they say will make it easier for public sector employers to make civil servants redundant during a restructuring and to make more use of fixed-term workers. The FO civil service trade union federation was planning to mobilise its members and take strike action in early July in protest at the proposals. [Read more at > CGT (FR)->http://www.spterritoriaux.cgt.fr/spip.php?article3273] [And at > FO (FR)-> http://www.fo-fonctionnaires.fr/]