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Scottish public sector workers to get first pay rise in three years

October 19, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN THE GUARDIAN) Angry union leaders say below-inflation 1% offer to hundreds of thousands of workers is still a pay cut in real terms Scottish trade unions said the 1% across the board wage increase, to come into effect next April, was too mean. They accused him of copying George Osborne’s pay restraint policies […]

Estonian doctors embarked on a strike

October 4, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN THE BALTIC COURSE) Doctors of four large Estonian hospitals embarked on a strike on Monday to demand higher wages and reorganisation of the medical system; the duration of the strike is not yet known, LETA/Postimees writes. On Monday, planned outpatient appointments were stopped in Tartu University Clinic, North Estonian Regional Hospital, East Tallinn […]