Mine clearance workers sign collective agreement

Union representatives of the Mungos mine clearance workers on Wednesday signed a collective agreement in the presence of Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic and Interior Minister Vlaho Orepic, thus officially ending their strike.

PM receives striking mine clearance workers

A delegation of striking workers from the Mungos d.o.o. mine clearing company seeking the endorsement of a collective agreement and gross monthly pay increase to HRK 15,000 held a peaceful rally outside the government building on Monday and were received by caretaker prime minister Tihomir Oreskovic who assured them of his support.

Mine clearing workers continuing to strike

 Workers employed by the Mungos mine clearing company have decided to continue their strike which started on Tuesday morning, given that the strike committee representing mine clearance workers had failed to reach an agreement with the management board of this state-owned company.

Eiffel Tower closed on day of labour strikes, demos in France

The Eiffel Tower was closed Tuesday as part of a nationwide day of strikes called in France to protest government-led labour reforms, the landmark's operator said.

Athens transport workers strike ahead of parliament bailout vote

Transport workers in Athens launched a 48-hour strike Saturday in advance of a vote in the Greek Parliament on a new package of tax hikes that are demanded by the country's international creditors.

Strikes in France as president vows to continue with reform project

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in France on Tuesday, with a handful facing off with police in a teargas-filled central Parisian plaza after a march against controversial labour reforms.

Greece hit by new strikes in protest at planned bailout measures

Public transport, schools, rubbish collection services and broadcasters across Greece were paralyzed by strikes on Friday as trade unions protested against reforms demanded by the country's creditors in return for bailout aid.

New strikes at Amazon in Germany over pay and conditions

Workers at US online retailer Amazon's distribution centre in the western German city of Koblenz have gone on strike over pay and conditions, a union spokesman said Saturday.

Taxi drivers, teachers and air traffic controllers strike in France

France faces major disruptions on Tuesday as walk-outs by taxi drivers and air traffic controllers coincided with strikes by teachers' unions.