Netherlands - Train crew at Arriva strikes - August 31, 2016

Members of a categorical union VVMC, representing workers at train transporters Arriva and Syntus, were striking for several hours in Groningen. About 30 trains were cancelled due to the strike. The train workers acted for a better collective bargaining agreement as the management in no way wanted to meet VVMC.


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