Switzerland - Railway workers demonstrate against cuts - June 30, 2018

Across several cities 1,400 rail workers took part in protests against a package of cuts and reforms planned by the Swiss Federal Railways. The railway workers are demanding a softening of proposed wage cuts and liberalisation of firing procedures. The current negotiations on changes to the collective agreement started in February and are expected to continue until September. The rail workers’ union promised further action if their position was not more considered.

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