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
The draft proposal by the Left Bloc in the Portuguese parliament had called on the government to promote equality in Private Social Security Institutions
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
Major events were organized in the cities of Lisbon, Porto, Braga, and Coimbra by the March 8 Network in Portugal
Workers have demanded that the owners of Portway de Handling de Portugal company with the agreement signed in 2016 to ‘unfreeze’ workers’ careers
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
The communist party and trade unions in Portugal have called for increasing the minimum wages to EUR 850
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
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.
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
Portuguese communists and the Left Bloc registered a strong protest against a conference of far-right groups, organized by the hyper-nationalist platform called New Social Order.
Unions say that the cork companies in Portugal, whose profits have increased considerably, have been offering only minimal wage increases to workers