Spain - Train strike called off - March 31, 2016

A 23-hour strike that was announced for Wednesday 23 March has been called off by trade union CCOO The trade union wanted to protest the failure by Renfe, the train operator, and Adif, the company in charge of the track network, to fulfil an agreement to hire more workers. According to CCOO, the situation involved not just the loss of collective bargaining rights but also a commitment to provide jobs with the creation of 930 new positions within Renfe and Adif. The union said in a statement that it has decided to cancel the strike following attaining agreement with Renfe and Adif.

English: http://news.newsdirectory2.com/desconvocadas-the-two-strikes-planned …  

Spanish: http://www.elmundo.es/economia …  

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