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Belgian unions strike against austerity

30 Jan 2012, by in International

Anne Demelenne, the General Secretary of the Belgian trade union confederation FGTB, explains why the unions in Belgium are striking today (Monday) against the austerity measures which their new government is implementing – just like governments all over Europe. The three Belgian union confederations have called a general strike on Monday to protest against the…


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Austerity is not the answer, say Belgian unions

03 Dec 2011, by in International

On Friday, Belgian trade unions staged a national demonstration in Brussels against austerity. FGTB General Secretary Anne Demelenne explains [translated from original in French] why they were protesting. On 2 December all three Belgian national trade union centres – the FGTB, the CSC and the CGSLB – organised a national demonstration. Why? Because the draft budget…


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