Civil-sector job cuts not a cull, says minister
'Early retirements to make room for younger generation'25 March, 13:28
Spending czar Carlo Cottarelli is looking to cut up to five billion euros from public coffers. He has said 85,000 public-sector workers could be subject to the cut. "It's a rough estimate that should be refined once reforms are put in place during 2014," he said earlier this month.