Luxembourg - Union criticises bank’s policy - May 31, 2017

Trade union ÖGBL formulated a strong opposition statement against the increase in banking operation fees when visiting banks, plus the closure of some branches and post offices in the country. The big issue for the union is rises in costs for various banking operations, such as transfers and withdrawals when visiting branches. This creates difficulties especially for the elderly. The trade union subscribed a petition against the increase in the prices of banking operations at branches launched by the Consumers' Union (ULC). This document has already reached about 7,000 signatures in a bid to pressure banks to reverse the decision.

English: https://www.wort.lu/en/business/ogbl-increased-luxembourg-banking-fees-meet ...    

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