The prospect of up to 150,000 civil servants being fired by 2015, a central tenet of the 13.5 billion euros (US$17.2 billion) austerity package passed in Athens last week, is another grievance. The first wave is to be laid off by December.
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Europe unites in anti-austerity protests
CAUSE:People across Europe took to the streets to protest rising unemployment, spending cuts and tax hikes, resulting in clashes with police in Spain and Italy
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