Spain - Garbage collectors plan strike - October 31, 2017

The trade unions UGT, CC.OO. and CGT are planning a strike of the garbage collection staff of the region Madrid from 6 November 2017 onwards. The workers’ representatives of the garbage collection workers called for an indefinite strike due to the refusal of their employers to advance in the negotiation of a new collective agreement. In a press release, the three unions explain that the mediation held at the Labour Institute of the Community of Madrid ended without any agreement between the bargaining table of the collective agreement and the companies awarded the service. According to the unions’ representatives the companies only want to cut back on the working conditions of the current collective agreement.

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