Spain in union talks to avert strike on pensions as yields rise

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SPAIN - Spanish Labor Minister Valeriano Gomez is set to meet with union leaders today to negotiate an overhaul of the pension system as the Socialist government seeks to avoid a second general strike.

Gomez will meet with the leaders of Spain's two largest unions, Comisiones Obreras, or CCOO, and Union General de Trabajadores today, a CCOO spokesman said. They will discuss government plans to...

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