Trade-unionists are protesting the future government coalition’s planned changes to the labor law. After coalition negotiations on Wednesday, the Civic Democrats, TOP 09 and Public Affairs announced they are planning to loosen restrictions regarding short-term work contracts along with making changes to the labor law that would help create more part-time positions. Under the new legislation, severance packages are also to be cut. According to unionists, the government is taking advantage of the global financial crisis to push through changes in law that will favor employers.
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