Thursday, November 25, 2010

EconomicsPortugal: Labour: Unions protest austerity measures

Financial Times email newsletter (Nov23,2k10):

Portuguese unions strike over austerity plan

Trade unions caused widespread disruption with their biggest general strike in recent history, adding to pressures on the Lisbon government.
Further reading:

Portuguese Workers strike over austerity plan by Jeffrey T. Lewis and Patricia Kowsman (Nov24,2k10) Wall Street Journal.
Portuguese strike over austerity plan by Peter Wise in Lisbon (FT, Nov24,2k10) Financial Times.
Thousands protest Portuguese austerity plan  (May 29,2k10) Note 5-months earlier date. Agence France Presse.

-- EconoMix

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