After a three day strike, garbage collectors of the municipal services are back to work today in Amsterdam, Utrecht and Groningen. The workers have not been collecting trash in these three big cities since Monday, in protest of stalled collective labour agreement talks.
Cleaners have been able to reach a deal for higher pay after week-long strikes and protests. Part of their new collective labour agreement also states that the first two days of their sick leave will be paid, according to union FNV Bondgenoten. The cleaners are expected to be back at work this evening or Thursday, the NOS reports.
Hundreds of teachers and staff in intermediate vocational education institutions are going on strike Thursday.
NS-cleaners will be going to the NS headquarters in Utrecht in their thousands to thank the company for agreeing to mediate the collective labor agreement conflict about better working conditions.
Shoppers looking for bread in the North and East of the country came upon empty shelves Friday morning as a small group of drivers are on strike.
Workers in 100 nursery- and care-homes are planning a strike on tuesday, according to trade union Abvakabo FNV.
KLM is not allowed to take on the pilots of subsidiary Martinair, decided the court in Amsterdam on Friday.
Ambulance personnel will expand their actions in the next few weeks with work interruptions. On Wednesday employees will stop working for two hours from 12.30pm in Almere and Lelystad, in the province in Flevoland.