Spain - Madrid metro workers on strike - June 30, 2017

Metro drivers in Madrid started a five-day strike to coincide with the World Pride festival taking place in the capital. The workers are obliged under labour laws to provide at least 'minimum services', and in the case of the underground train network, this means two-thirds of connections will be running. Drivers are demanding changes to their working hours and practices, including finishing their shifts at the same station where they start. They are asking for 14 extra free days.

English: http://www.thinkspain.com/news-spain/29214/madrid-metro-drivers …  

https://www.thelocal.es/20160610/madrid-metro-workers-call-8-days-of-strikes-in-june

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