Dutch police are considering going on strike during the KNVB Cup final match between PEC Zwolle and FC Groningen at De Kuip on May 3, the Dutch Police Union (NPB) announced on their website. The strike is part of protests for the lack of new collective agreement.
Garbage collectors are still on strike in Amsterdam, Utrecht and Groningen. Garbage is lying on the streets in these cities. The cool, overcast weather is preventing serious odor problems, but residents and business owners are starting to complain.
Garbage collectors of the municipal services in Amsterdam, Utrecht and Groningen are going to be on strike until Wednesday this week, in relation to disagreements about a new collective labour agreement for municipal officials.
Several hundred civil servants from the municipality of Amsterdam have staged a strike on Monday. They are protesting in front of City Hall for a pay rise. The strike will last two hours, says Fred Bos of the union Abvakabo FNV, het Parool reports.
Cleaners have been on strike for two weeks, after several smaller actions before that. Employers' organization for cleaning companies, OSB, has invited trade unions for negotiations "to get out of the impasse." The main effect of the strike has been dirty trains.