Luxembourg - Negotiations with tram operator deadlocked - April 30, 2018

Trade unions OGBL and FNCTTFEL left the negotiating table as talks with management over working conditions reached a deadlock. The unions call on the government to intervene. Main of dispute is the fact that rest periods between shifts are 11 hours with shifts lasting up to 13 hours. The unions claim that this is incompatible with the security demands imposed on a tramway especially considering staff have long journeys to get to work.

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