Portugal -Lisbon metro workers on strike -September 11, 2014

Workers of the Lisbon metro have gone on strike over recently approved salary cuts for civil servants. The workers went on strike on September 10, staying away from work between 5am and 11 am.

Workers of the Lisbon metro have gone on strike over recently approved salary cuts for civil servants. The workers went on strike on September 10, staying away from work between 5am and 11 am. Another 24-hour strike has been announced for 25 September. The workers are protesting against the loss of income as well as the government's plans to grant the sub-concession for the system's operation.

English: http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/lisbon-metro-workers-to-strike-again ...

http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/lisbon-metro-workers-strike/32694

 

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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