Romania - Subway workers plan strike - October 31, 2016

The Bucharest subway workers’ union USLM might trigger a collective labour conflict that could lead to a general strike after a new round of negotiations for the 2016-2017 collective work agreement failed to get them the expected results. The general strike could block the traffic at the Bucharest subway. The negotiations between USLM and metro operator Metrorex ended with some of the topics included on the agenda unsolved, especially those related to improving working conditions, according to union representatives. The current collective work agreement expires on 23 October 2016.

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