Sunday, June 16, 2013

Five Thousand Caretakers Demonstrate against Budget Cuts

A demonstration in Amsterdam against budget cuts for caretakers has drawn 5,000 protesters. This was announced by the organizing trade union ABVKABO FNV. According to the trade union, 170 people will lose their home care and 50,000 home caretakers will lose their jobs. Furthermore, tens of thousands of employees caring for the handicapped and in nursing homes will lose their jobs.

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