Water workers in national strike action


Workers at the national water company, AdP, took strike action on 11 June over pay and long-standing problems with working conditions. The STAL trade union reported very high levels of support for the action with workers angry that company profits and investments have been increased while the situation for employees has deteriorated. The union is call for a €90 pay increase and minimum wage of €850; new measures on careers and professional development that value ​​and recognize the knowledge, experience and commitment of workers; a progressive reduction of working hours to 35 hours a week; payment of an arduous work allowance and a range of other initiatives on health and safety, precarious employment and outsourcing.

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