Belgium - IVAGO strike ended - August 31, 2018

Garbage collectors in the Ghent city went back to their work. The collectors at waste management company Ivago held a strike action mainly to protest high work pressure. Due to the strike action rubbish was pilling up in the streets. The trade unions demand reinforcements of collective agreements, a variable working timetable during periods of high temperatures, and more respect from the company towards its employees. After involvement of the major of Ghent, the unions postponed the strike actions.

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