Unions mobilise 50,000 for regional demonstration

Spain
The FS-CCOO and FSP-UGT public service federations are continuing their fight against austerity policies around the country. On 1 March they organized a demonstration of 50,000 people in protest at the regional government’s budget plans. The unions are refusing to sign an agreement with the regional government and are calling for the resignation of the president. The unions argue that the cuts will not just affect public employees but will also threaten local services. [Read more at > FSC-CCOO (ES)->http://www.fsc.ccoo.es/webfsc/menu.do?Inicio:133644]

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