ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's government secured enough parliamentary votes to pass a public sector reform bill early on Thursday that allows for thousands of job cuts, clearing the way for the disbursement of the country's next tranche of bailout aid.
A majority of deputies in the 300-seat parliament voted in favor of the most contentious bits of the bill, including plans for a public sector transfer and layoff scheme.
(Reporting by Renee Maltezou, Angeliki Koutantou, George Georgiopoulos and Deepa Babington)
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