Austria -Public transport stands still -April 22, 2014

Vienna's public transport stood still as the trade unions held emergency meetings to discuss the safety of Wiener Linien staff.

Vienna's public transport stood still as the trade unions held emergency meetings to discuss the safety of Wiener Linien staff. The services were reduce from the normal 900 buses, subways and trams to just 167 buses being run by private companies. The meetings were initiated by the company's works council. The workforce demanded that working conditions for transport staff, particularly for tram and bus drivers, were made safer.

English: http://austriantimes.at/news/General_News/2014-04-22/50762/Wiener_Linien ...  

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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