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Unions oppose shock therapy

Union officials have opposed the 2003 draft state budget, saying that in freezing civil service salaries the cabinet will create an almost 9 per cent real wage fall among bureaucrats, and that shock therapy must be proven to produce results before they will support it.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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