A strike planned rail strike in Belgium will impact international trains departing from or arriving in the Netherlands. The strike is scheduled to run from 10 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, until 10 p.m. on Friday, October 9.
For the first time in history ambulance staff across the nation embarked on a simultaneous strike action after wage negotiations stalled with employer Ambulancezorg Netherlands (AZN).Employees participating in the mass strike action only responded to emergency situations, while scheduled patient transport was be put on hold.
Ambulance workers in Amsterdam and Rotterdam are striking on Monday. Patients making use of ordered ambulance transport will not be transported between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Ambulances will still be responding to emergency calls.
The football match between PSV and AD Den Haag on Saturday will be cancelled should the police action planned for that day go through. The police unions announced last week that they are planning actions around eight of the nine matches during the first round the league.
Protesting farmers in France robbed a Nickoot BV. truck transporting meat from Rotterdam
A number of PostNL independent delivery drivers are striking because they are dissatisfied with the offer the postal company and union FNV came up with after intense negotiations. The strikers are members of independent delivery drivers' union SubcoPartners
Trade union FNV is threatening PostNL with protest actions if the company does not respond to the unions demands for better working conditions for the thousands of independent delivery drivers by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday.
Schiphol taxi drivers are striking on Monday in protest against the fact that any taxi driver is now allowed to pick up passengers at the airport. Until recently, taxi drivers needed an expensive permit to do so. The taxi drivers will not pick anyone up between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., NU reports.
The tram strike planned for Wednesday in The Hague, has been cancelled. The unions and the management of transport company HTM reached an agreement for a better collective bargaining agreement on Monday.
On Wednesday morning the court ruled that the work strike announced by police unions around the Global Conference on Cyberspace is not allowed to take place.
The pilots of Lufthansa will go back on strike on Friday, reports the airline's website. All Friday flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt and at least one flight to Munich are cancelled.
After months of negotiations and actions, the money transport company Brink's and labour unions have come to an agreement on a social plan for the 650 employees losing their jobs. Brink's' staff protested by striking several times leaving many ATMs empty on different occasions.
Employees of armoured car service Brink's are expected to go on strike beginning Thursday. It is their second strike in two months.
The employees of the money transporter company Brink's could go on strike in the next few days, union representatives said. It could include the refusal to fill certain cash machines, unions CNV and FNV told Omroep Brabant.
Union CNV Vakmensen announced this morning that the Brinks Nederland strike has come to an end and that the money transporter's employees will start working again. Hundreds of Rabobank ATM's and dozens of ABN Amro and SNS Bank ATM's are empty due to the strike.
The court in Utrecht ruled today that the Brinks Nederland employee strike may continue at this time.
A number of consumers plan to withdraw extra money from ATM's because of the strike by workers of money transporters Brinks.
Approximately 230 of Rabobank's ATM's are empty because of the strike at money transporter Brinks Nederland, Rabobank announced on Sunday. That is 10 percent of the 2,300 ATM's the bank has in the Netherlands.
According to CNV Vakmensen, money transport company Brinks has not responded on an ultimatum from the unions. Actions will start on Saturday and ATM's will not be refilled by Brinks employees, says CNV director Peter de Ridder.
Yesterday in the early morning hours train conductors and drivers had a "staff meeting" to "send a signal" about their complaints about the too short breaks they get between trains.
There was a disruption in train traffic from Rotterdam and the Hague this morning.
After 61 days, an end has come to the strike at the chlorine plant MEB of Akzo Nobel. This was the longest strike that the group has ever faced.
The head of the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, Camiel Eurlings, resigned overnight with immediate effect. Second-in-command Pieter Elbers took over for Eurlings, who lead KLM as President and CEO for four years, according to a KLM press release.
Fifty freelance couriers contracted by PostNL, DHL and UPS have taken action against Bol.com, alleging poor working conditions and financial exploitation. Bol.com’s offer of “free delivery” has become a target for the FNV trade union who claims that it is the couriers who pay the price for cheap parcel delivery.