Spanish Unions call for strike against government''s economic policies.
September 29 in a protest against government decisions on the labor reform and
wage cuts and the economic policies and unfair labor rights. The General Secretary of the Federation of Unions, Ignacio Fernandez Toxo,
said in a statement today that the labor reform expected to be approved in
final form in Congress on the 9th of September affects the workers' rights and
provides cheap dismissal, besides giving companies absolute power over
He stated that the strike would be necessary, indispensable and legitimate
to pressure the government and push for radical changes in the current social
and economic policies. Toxo said more than 700,000 people will become below the poverty line in
Spain, and conditions may get even worse, unless the government seeks to
change its policies. Furthermore, he considered that the acceleration in the pace of economic
growth is the only way to ensure more job opportunities for citizens and to
reduce levels of unemployment in the country.
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|Date:||Sep 6, 2010|
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