One in 20 EU officials could lose jobs in ‘solidarity’ cuts

EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS – The European Commission is to propose cutting five percent of jobs in the EU institutions in line with austerity measures in member states. But EU countries may want more. A high ranking EU official told EUobserver the commission will propose the cut on 29 or 30 June as part of its plans for the next seven-year-long EU budget covering 2014 to 2020 and a related white paper on staff regulations.

Comments are closed.