Portugal -Nurses continue 2013 strike -June 04, 2015

48 hour strike over pay and working hours by Nurses Union, representing about 40,000 nurses.

Nurses have organised a 48 hour strike over pay and working hours. The Portuguese Nurses Union, representing about 40,000 nurses, said the strike is part of the protests that started in 2013, when nurses’ working weeks were raised from 35 to 40 hours, overtime pay was reduced and a freeze on promotions introduced.

English: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article …  

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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