Switzerland -Public transport staff strike in Geneva -November 19, 2014

Geneva drivers of streetcars and busses have organised a one day strike, halting virtually all public transport in the capital. The drivers are protesting against budget cuts and expected job reductions.

Geneva drivers of streetcars and busses have organised a one day strike, halting virtually all public transport in the capital. The drivers are protesting against budget cuts and expected job reductions. Members of the union voted 93 percent in favour of the work stoppage to protest an "austerity" budget for transit and the planned reduction of 100 jobs.

English: http://www.thelocal.ch/20141119/strike-grinds-geneva-public-transit-to-halt


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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