Belgium -Busses and trams strike -March 24, 2015

The disruption is a result of industrial action against austerity by the socialist public sector trade union, the ACOD.

The Bus and tram services of the Flemish local transport company De Lijn were disrupted in a number of places across Flanders. The protest coincided with a big demonstration against government austerity in Antwerp. Apart from bus services, municipal day care centres, libraries and swimming baths were hit. The disruption is a result of industrial action by the socialist public sector trade union, the ACOD. The union has called for a general strike on Wednesday 22 April.

English: http://www.expatica.com/be/news/features/Flander-Strike-hits-buses-and-trams ...  

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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