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17 February 2018
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Progressive dole cut eliminated

in News · 23-11-2017 14:10:00 · 0 Comments

MPs have voted to eliminate a progressive dole cut which previously saw jobless workers in benefits see their dole payment reduced by ten percent after six months.

The law took considerable time to approve, with the Socialist government’s leftist alliance partners arguing over who should be given credit for the reform. Both the Communist Party and the Left Bloc wanted their respective proposals voted through first, resulting in a lengthy stand-off. The Communist proposal was eventually tabled first for voting,  followed by the Left Bloc, with both bills voted through with the aid of the ruling Socialists.

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Edition 1463
17 February 2018
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