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Zimbabwe police give unions green light for public sector protest

Zimbabwe police give unions green light for public sector protest

Zimbabwe police have given public sector workers permission to march for better pay on Wednesday in what is widely seen as a test of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's willingness to tolerate dissent.

Greek public sector workers strike for higher pay

Greek public sector workers strike for higher pay

Greece's largest public sector union staged a 24-hour walkout on Wednesday, demanding wage and pension increases from a government still bound to keeping expenditure in check by its lenders.

Hundreds of flights cancelled in Germany as airports hit by public sector strikes

Hundreds of flights cancelled in Germany as airports hit by public sector strikes

Thousands of passengers at four German airports, including the biggest hub Frankfurt, were stranded on Tuesday as ground staff and other public sector workers staged walkouts across the country ...

Saudi Arabia slashes ministers' pay, cuts bonuses

Saudi Arabia slashes ministers' pay, cuts bonuses

Saudi Arabia will cut ministers' salaries by 20% and scale back financial perks for public sector employees, according to a cabinet statement and royal decree broadcast on state-run Ekhbariya TV on Monday.

Qatar gives QR113mn to pay Gaza public sector workers

Qatar gives QR113mn to pay Gaza public sector workers

Qatar said on Thursday it would give $30mn to help pay the salaries of thousands of Gaza Strip public sector workers left without a full wage package since 2013.