Tunisia’s main union announced it will stage a nationwide strike calling for wage increases as the cost of living rises, the BBC reported.
It comes a day after the UGTT refused to participate in a limited dialogue proposed by President Kaïs Saïed to study ideas for political and economic reform.
The union has more than a million members and remains a powerful political force in Tunisia.
President Saïed has ruled by decree for almost a year, saying that it’s necessary for save Tunisia from political crisis.
His opponents accuse him of staging a coup.