Netherlands - Shell strike postponed as new offer is on the table - June 1, 2019

Strike action at Royal Dutch Shell's Pernis refinery that started 7 April 2019 was extended. According to the union as a result of the strike production was limited to 65% of capacity. Trade union FNV also prevented maintenance at Shell's Moerdijk facility. On April 25, 2019 court allowed the workers to continue the strike. A day later Shell made the union a new offer after which the strike actions were stopped.

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