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Unions Threaten to Step Up Strike

Ljubljana, 28 September - Public sector trade unions said they would consider stepping up their industrial action after the government offered them nothing new as the sides met for the first time a day after the biggest strike in the Slovenian public sector got under way on Monday.

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor speaks to the press after the government session.
Photo: Nebojsa Tejic/STA

Ljubljana
The first meeting of the government and the public sector trade unions after the biggest industrial action in the Slovenian public sector to date.
Pictured: Head of the public sector strike committee Dusan Miscevic
Photo: Nebojsa Tejic/STA

Ljubljana
The first meeting of the government and the public sector trade unions after the biggest industrial action in the Slovenian public sector to date.
Pictured: Janez Posedi, the representative of 23 public sector trade unions which have not agreed to the government-proposed pay freeze.
Photo: Nebojsa Tejic/STA

Ljubljana
Government Secretary General Helena Kamnar, who represents the government in talks with the unions, (right) meeting head of the public sector strike committee Dusan Miscevic.
Photo: Nebojsa Tejic/STA

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