Nation braces for public sector walkout

Public employees' planned strike Wednesday will cause serious disruptions to the health care and day care sectors. Copenhagen Post, April 14, 2008 Unless a rumoured government proposal to set up a salary commission is accepted by employee labour unions FOA and The Health Confederation, a mass strike scheduled for Wednesday will create chaos for citizens. Up to 100,000 health care workers and pre-school employees are expected to begin a work stoppage Wednesday, leaving many of the country's young children and sick people without adequate care. No-shows from the unions' 70,000 nurses, midwives and physiotherapists would especially exacerbate problems for the nation's already overburdened medical facilities. ... Nation