Portugal -Nurses and railway personnel on strike -November 24, 2014

Nurses organised two country-wide strikes on 14 and 21 November, whereas a strike by ticket inspectors and ticket clerks halted trains across Portugal on 24 November. The workers are protesting the ongoing cuts in the public sector, endangering both working conditions and the quality of services.

Nurses organised two country-wide strikes on 14 and 21 November, whereas a strike by ticket inspectors and ticket clerks halted trains across Portugal on 24 November. The workers are protesting the ongoing cuts in the public sector, endangering both working conditions and the quality of services. The nurses’ strike went ahead despite a call by the health ministry to cancel it in light of a major legionella outbreak.

English: http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/train-strike-to-halt-monday-services ...  

http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/health-ministry-asks-nations-nurses-to-call-off-strike ...  


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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