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Italy Braces for Day of Transport Strikes

Public transport across Italy will come to a halt tomorrow [today, 19.03 -Ed], affecting all of the country’s major cities, after unionists failed to reach an agreement over workers’ contracts. The collective of five unions ordered the strike after talks with government ministers ended on Friday without securing new contracts for public transport staff. While […]

It could be a bumpy ride on Thursday if you’re planning to fly in or out of France. Air traffic controllers have called a strike, which is set to result in a 20 percent reduction in traffic around the Paris region. Find out if you might be affected. If you are flying in or out […]

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The European air traffic controllers’ trade union (the ATCEUC) has called for strike action on 29 January and the European Transport Workers Union (ETF) is planning a day of action on 30 January – both could affect 28 countries. On top of that, French air traffic controllers have called a five-day strike, from 27 to […]

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Drivers in Italy are stocking up on petrol, as staff at petrol stations across the country prepare to go on strike for three days. Petrol station owners say recent price hikes by oil companies are putting their businesses and thousands of jobs at risk. The price of petrol in Italy is the second most expensive […]

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