Norway - Workers protest implementation of EU’s 4th railway regulations package - October 31, 2019

Rail workers in Norway went on a two-hour strike, bringing the country’s railway system to a halt. They were protesting the implementation of the European Union’s fourth railway regulations package, which is likely to weaken the country’s control of its services. The workers raised the demand that railway regulations in the country be formulated and decided on by Norwegian officials. Several railway unions, including the Norsk Lokomotiv-mannsforbund (NLF) and the Norsk Jernbaneforbund (NJF), participated in the strike.

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