Waste workers' strike protects jobs and pay

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After nearly two weeks of strike action waste, cleaning and gardening workers in Madrid have won an important victory to save jobs and protect pay. Employers threatened to cut over 1000 jobs and cut pay by 40% but as a result of the strike the job and pay cuts have been averted. The unions have made some concessions in the form of temporary layoff arrangements and a three-year pay freeze but a much better outcome than the massive cuts demanded by employers before the industrial action.
Read more at > FSP-UGT (ES)
And at > CCOO FSP (ES)
And > earlier EPSU article

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