Presidency “Finnish” on jobs

Commission gets workload, staff on downsizing belt

 Nearly 2,000 European Commission employees may find themselves without jobs if the ambitious plans of the European Council get the go-ahead later this year. The Finnish Presidency which runs from July to December this year had allegedly submitted such a proposal to the European Summit in July under tightening of the financial seat belts of the European Union. A spokesman for the Finnish Presidency in Brussels denied that it was a Finnish Presidency proposal and added that it was a European Coun...

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