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Workers Protest-Portugal Workers’ protest sweeps Portugal 

Workers led by the General Confederation of the Portuguese Workers (CGTP) organized multiple demonstrations across Portugal demanding wage hikes, rise in pensions, job security and fair collective bargaining

Portuguese Communists against school workers redundancies Dismissal of public school workers in Portugal met with widespread condemnation

Massive reductions are due to take place in public schools in Portugal even as reports highlight an imminent risk of lack of school professionals in the upcoming academic year because of the COVID-19 pandemic

Supplementary Budget - Portugal Portuguese communists slam government’s supplementary budget  

The Portuguese Communist Party said the proposals in the EUR 4.3 billion supplementary budget only favored big business with no significant provisions for workers and micro and small entrepreneurs

Portugal’s Left Bloc scores win in parliament

The draft proposal by the Left Bloc in the Portuguese parliament had called on the government to promote equality in Private Social Security Institutions

Carnation revolution Portugal Portugal gears up for anniversary of Carnation Revolution

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s celebration of the anniversary of the Carnation Revolution of 1974 will be held on balconies. The revolution ended the 41-year dictatorship of the Estado Novo junta

Portugal women's protest against femicide_violence against women Portuguese women protests rise in violence against women

Major events were organized in the cities of Lisbon, Porto, Braga, and Coimbra by the March 8 Network in Portugal

Portugal airport workers strike Portway handling workers in Portugal set to continue strike

Workers have demanded that the owners of Portway de Handling de Portugal company with the agreement signed in 2016 to ‘unfreeze’ workers’ careers

Portugal call center Portuguese call center workers intensify strike

The strike call given by the National Union of Telecommunications and Audiovisual Workers in Portugal will see work stoppages in three shifts from December 22-31. The workers are demanding an increase in wages and better working conditions

minimum wage Portugal Portuguese working class calls for an immediate hike in national minimum wage

The communist party and trade unions in Portugal have called for increasing the minimum wages to EUR 850

Portugal dockers Portuguese dock workers protest violation of collective bargaining agreement

The union of dock workers has given an ultimatum to the Setúbal port authorities to review the recent hiring of an external worker, in violation of the collective labor contract signed with the dockers

Portugal PM Costa The significance of the center-left victory in Portugal

António Costa’s politics has contemporary relevance insofar as he has bucked the trend of the declining fortunes for Europe’s center-left, backed by three Leftist groups.

Socialist Party all set to form government again in Portugal Socialist Party all set to form government again in Portugal

The Socialist Party led by Antonio Costa won 106 seats in the 230-seat parliament. It is likely that its leftist allies, the Left Bloc and the Portuguese Communist Party-led CDU, will continue support to the government

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