Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 10:31
ATMs could go empty from Thursday
Employees of armoured car service Brink's will go on strike beginning Thursday. It is their second strike in two months. Workers are protesting the company reorganization after Rabobank told the firm they would no longer contract their services. Roughly 600 of the 1,000 employees will lose their job, and labour unions FNV and CNV say the severance and support package is not good enough. The strike will not affect the entire country simultaneously, instead rolling from region to region on successive days. The labor action will shut down cash deliveries and pickups in much the same way as December's revolt, which left many Rabobank and some ABN Amro automated teller machines empty. Employees will also abandon the offices in Arnhem, Rotterdam and Zwolle as well as the company headquarters in Houten.