Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho announces new austerity measures. Photo: EPA Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho announces new austerity measures. Photo: EPA
Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho announces new austerity measures. Photo: EPA

Portugal to slash 30,000 state jobs in austerity drive

Full pension age to be pushed back to 66 years old and civil servants will be expected to work 40 hours per week instead of 35

Topic |   Euro Zone Crisis
Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho announces new austerity measures. Photo: EPA Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho announces new austerity measures. Photo: EPA
Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho announces new austerity measures. Photo: EPA
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