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Update: the strike that began on 15 February 2016 was suspended on 19 February when the unions signed an agreement with the national institutions. The agreement covers 12 out of the 13 union claims, the only one remaining being the price of fuel, which is subject to a 45-day moratorium before being revisedr downwards.
The unions have a list of claims from a 2015 agreement that have still not been respected, as well as new claims for 2016. Their main demands are:
Public Services International expresses its solidarity with the trade unions in Guinea and fully supports their demands.
PSI has addressed a solidarity letter to the unions (in French) and urges the government to respect the 2015 agreement and the union’s claims for 2016.