Belgian civil servants go on strike

World April 14, 2016 13:56

brussels - Officials in Belgium are angry about forthcoming reforms of the labor market and pensions. They go next week campaigning and strike on April 26 for 24 hours. Which announced the socialist trade Thursday. It involves staff from numerous federal government departments.

The government has cut more than 2 billion euros and decided last weekend include abolishing the 38-hour week. Be retrenched the payment of overtime and sickness schemes. Trade unions, the government and their employers blame as to prevent social dialogue.

Socialist union go Tuesday to the streets in Brussels, Charleroi and Liege. The Christian trade union is also not impressed by the actions and holds a day after a demonstration in Brussels.

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