Belgium - Collective actions Lidl result in alleviating work pressure - May 31, 2018

 After unsuccessful negotiations with Lidl management - the company offered four times lower than the Lidl workers’ demands (see our April newsletter) - several strikes were held in Lidl shops to protest understaffing and work pressure. After a wave of strikes covering more than a week and the blockade of all five of Lidl’s distribution centres, Lidl’s management finally acceded to the union’s request. Each store will get the equivalent of 42 extra staff hours per week to alleviate working pressures.

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