Belgium - Strike actions Lidl spread to distribution centres - April 30, 2018

More than 100 Lidl shops are on strike since 27 April 2018. In the process of ongoing negotiations over understaffing and work pressure, the unions were offered an upward-revised proposal but ‘on a take it or leave it’ basis. The proposal was four times lower than their demands. Two of the three involved unions considered to accept the offer while affiliates of trade union confederation ABVV/FBTB rejected it. The strike was later on expanded to all distribution centres across the country.

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