Tag: Strike

Hollywood’s winning screenwriters stress importance of strike: ‘The fight was worth it’

Hollywood’s winning screenwriters stress importance of strike: ‘The fight was worth it’

On September 27 last year, after a 148-day break, Hollywood screenwriters called off a strike that brought the industry to a standstill. Never before have they spent so much time in a protest that actors have joined in and it has left the film industry reeling. Canceled performances, series delays, entire seasons postponed… The union […]

The unions rate the monitoring of the bank strike at more than 75%.

The unions rate the monitoring of the bank strike at more than 75%.

According to Europa Press, CCOO, UGT and FINE trade unions made up 75.8% of the strike after the strike of the employees covered by the banking collective agreement. This contract covers approximately 80,000 workers. Initially, the workers of savings contracts (55,000 employees) and credit cooperatives (17,000 employees) were also called to strike. However, the strike […]

Unions to continue bank strike this Friday after failing to reach pay deal

Unions to continue bank strike this Friday after failing to reach pay deal

Unions CCOO, FINE and UGT are continuing to call for strike action tomorrow, Friday 22 March, after failing to reach an agreement with employers’ association AEB at the collective agreement table, according to a joint statement. This association of employers includes companies such as Santander, BBVA, Bankinter, Sabadell, EVO and Abanca. The old savings banks […]

The External Mediation and Information Services of the Reina Sofia Museum are calling for a strike to demand continuity of service.

The External Mediation and Information Services of the Reina Sofia Museum are calling for a strike to demand continuity of service.

The Workers’ Solidarity and Unity Union (SUT) has announced an indefinite strike starting this Wednesday, February 28, in two services that the company Sedena provides at the Reina Sofia Museum: Cultural Mediators and Public Service. The staff of outsourced mediators consists of 19 people, and the information staff consists of 25 people. All of them […]

Rank-and-file teachers and minority unions are trying to activate a green wave in Madrid with a three-day strike.

Rank-and-file teachers and minority unions are trying to activate a green wave in Madrid with a three-day strike.

To reduce the hours of study, to restore the purchasing power lost in the last decade, against the growth of bureaucracy. Class teachers and three minority unions called for a three-day educational strike this week in a community in Madrid, without the support of majority organizations, to protest President Isabel Diaz Ayuso’s cutbacks. The movement […]

CCOO calls for a day of strike at Renfe and Adif this Friday

CCOO calls for a day of strike at Renfe and Adif this Friday

A 23-hour strike called by the CCOO at Renfe and Adif will begin at 00:00 on Friday to demand the abolition of entry categories in Renfe and the implementation of a 35-hour week in Adif. In the strike involving Adif, the Rail Circulation Union (SCF) has also joined the call to also demand a 35-hour […]

In Sweden, there is not a single step back from Elon Musk: the strike against Tesla is already the longest in the country in the last 80 years.

In Sweden, there is not a single step back from Elon Musk: the strike against Tesla is already the longest in the country in the last 80 years.

On October 27, 2023, all 130 Tesla mechanics went on strike in Sweden. They have only one demand: sign a collective agreement. A mechanism that unions see as so fundamental to the Nordic labor model that more than a dozen of them in Sweden and many more in Norway, Denmark and Finland have joined the […]

A last-ditch effort to avert the Iberia strike that began this Friday has failed

A last-ditch effort to avert the Iberia strike that began this Friday has failed

A last-ditch effort to reach an agreement and avert a strike at Iberia’s transport service failed to avert stoppages. The last meeting ended this Thursday without a consensus and the unions are maintaining the call for this January 5, 6, 7 and 8, as confirmed by union and company sources. The ground handling – baggage […]

The meeting between “Iberia” and the trade unions ends without an agreement and the strike continues

The meeting between “Iberia” and the trade unions ends without an agreement and the strike continues

Iberia’s meeting this Wednesday with the unions to try to call off the workers’ strike (ground service) next January 5, 6, 7 and 8, union and company sources confirmed to EFE, ended without an agreement. The strike caused the cancellation of 444 flights, affecting more than 45,600 passengers, although the Iberia Group (Iberia, Iberia Express […]

Iberia canceled 444 flights between January 5 and 8 due to the ground staff strike, which affected 45,600 passengers.

Iberia canceled 444 flights between January 5 and 8 due to the ground staff strike, which affected 45,600 passengers.

The strike by the CCOO, UGT and USO unions of Iberia Handling Service (Iberia Airport Service) on January 5, 6, 7 and 8 coincides with the Epiphany and the return of thousands of people to work. The stay will result in the cancellation of 444 flights by Iberia, Iberia Express and Air Nostrum. The strikes, […]

UG calls for strike at Baraja control towers from December 31 to January 7

UG calls for strike at Baraja control towers from December 31 to January 7

The union UGT has announced a call for workers in the control towers of the Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport platform to strike from December 31 to January 7, in the middle of Christmas, and will also affect the return operation. European Press. The strike, which in its final date coincides with the strike of the […]

Elon Musk’s road blocked in Sweden: Justice upholds postmen’s strike that leaves Tesla without license plates

Elon Musk’s road blocked in Sweden: Justice upholds postmen’s strike that leaves Tesla without license plates

Elon Musk is out of options, just two months after Sweden’s historic strike, Tesla signed a collective agreement with its 120 mechanics in the country. Swedish workers (joined by Norwegians, Danes and Finns) received a Christmas present from the court in the form of a notice: a postman’s strike against an electric car maker that […]

CCOO and UGT resume strike of Iberia ground staff from 5 to 8 January

CCOO and UGT resume strike of Iberia ground staff from 5 to 8 January

The UGT and CCOO refused to continue negotiations with Iberia and renewed their call for a strike over the Christmas holidays, this time on January 5, 6, 7 and 8, in the middle of the Epiphany and the return of the Christmas holidays. Europa Press reports. In a statement issued by Iberia, the company explained […]

The UGT and CCOO are postponing the Iberia strike over Christmas after saying the government would mediate.

The UGT and CCOO are postponing the Iberia strike over Christmas after saying the government would mediate.

The UGT and CCOO have decided to postpone a strike call for Iberia workers until after Christmas, after opening a new negotiating framework in which the government will act as mediator. Both unions held talks with the Ministry of Transport and Sustainable Mobility to find a solution to this conflict, which arose after the resolution […]

UGT and CCOO call for eight-day strike over Christmas in Iberia

UGT and CCOO call for eight-day strike over Christmas in Iberia

The UGT and CCOO have announced that they will call a strike at Iberia on December 29, 30 and 31 and January 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7 over the company’s refusal to create autohandling, a call the airline says is “irresponsible”. In an internal statement accessed by Europa Press, the unions report various meetings […]

Danes join Sweden’s strike against Tesla and double down on Elon Musk

Danes join Sweden’s strike against Tesla and double down on Elon Musk

Action reaction. Since October 27, Tesla and Sweden’s unions have been fighting the rules of liberal democracies, which are on their way to entering the history books. The brand’s refusal to sign a collective agreement with its 120 mechanics in the country has sparked solidarity from virtually every union in the country. Janitors, electricians, maintenance […]

They are calling off the strike at Aena Airports for the December long weekend

They are calling off the strike at Aena Airports for the December long weekend

On December 5 and 10, the call for service workers at Aena airports was stopped on Wednesday. The call was suspended following a meeting between the parties involved before the Confederation of Mediation and Arbitration (SIMA), sources present at the meeting confirmed to Europa Press. The trade union UGT called the strike for the service […]

Swedish blowback against Tesla intensifies: Musk uses trucks, but postmen leave him without license plates.

Swedish blowback against Tesla intensifies: Musk uses trucks, but postmen leave him without license plates.

The announcement that Swedish postmen would join a strike against Tesla to force the company to sign a collective agreement with the country’s 120 mechanics didn’t seem like a check for the king. Their union covers everything from letters to pallets, so their strike would prevent replacement parts from arriving at Tesla’s workshops. But if […]