Guinea: Strike Threats Mar Groundbreaking Debt Deal

As part of austerity measures for a debt relief package under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, the government is proposing a raise for civil servants far lower than unions are demanding, leading to threats of a general strike.

  • Guinea:   Strike Threats Mar Debt Deal

    UNIRIN, 19 October 2012

    Trade union leaders in Guinea are contemplating a general strike over salary demands and other grievances, after the government proposed a raise for civil servants far lower than… Read more »

Protesters during a nationwide strike. (file Photo)