Norway -Railway workers protest over upcoming privatisation -June 15, 2015

Government plans to break the monopoly of state operator NSB, allowing private companies to service train lines.

Railway workers halted trains across the country on 15 June to protest against government plans to liberalise the railway services. Government plans would break the monopoly of state operator NSB, allowing private companies to service train lines as well. The reform plans have not yet been voted in Parliament, but are expected to be supported by the majority of MPs.

English: http://www.newsinenglish.no/2015/06/14/union-protest-to-halt-trains/

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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