Portugal - Agreement halts further railway strikes - June 30, 2018

After strikes earlier this month that affected about 85 percent of the services in the country further strikes were announced that are now suspended because an agreement has been reached. The workers were on strike in protest against the possibility of trains having just a single crew member on board. The labour conflict now seems to be resolved with an agreement on railway safety/single agent matters that was signed between the State Office for Infrastructure and the trade unions.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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