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Finnish 98 Posti outlets close on strike call

HELSINKI: A work stoppage will keep all outlets of the national postal service Posti shut on Tuesday. The work stoppage results from the failure to come to a satisfactory solution between Posti and the Finnish Post and Logistics Union PAU during the statutory negotiations. Posti runs 98 outlets. Posti intends to cut 80 outlets and outsource the services to grocery ... Read More »

Finland’s aviation strike may suffer thousands of passengers

HELSINKI: National flag carrier Finnair will cancel flights from Monday evening, in case the Finnish Aviation Union support strike is observed next week. Airpro,a subsidiary of Finavia has threatened to go on strike which will affect baggage handling. According to a statement from Finavia, the Finnish Aviation Union and the Finnish Cabin Crew Union have proposed industrial action in air ... Read More »

Portugal’s TAP pilot strike costs over €8.4m within 3 days

LISBON: The Portugal’s government official stated that the effects of the strike by TAP pilots has not been as profound as first anticipated, the company revealed last night that the action had already come at an expense of €8.4 million. After three days of the ten days of the action, an average of around 70 percent of flights have managed ... Read More »

Finland’s aviation strike hits all 24 Finavia airports

HELSINKI: National Labour Conciliator Minna Helle says no deal has been reached in an aviation dispute, so a strike will begin on Tuesday morning. Airport operator Finavia recommends that passengers pack everything into carry-on bags if possible. The job action does not affect Finnair, Flybe or Blue1.The job action targets Airpro, a subsidiary of the state-owned airport operator Finavia. Image: ... Read More »

Lyttelton Port loses $100,000 due to strike

LYTTELTON: the strike on Lyttelton port is continued for the second week and it cause loss of $100,000 to the port. Organiser for the Rail and Maritime Transport Union John Kerr said the port can not guarantee its workers’ safety without its maintenance staff, who are striking for better wages. He said the port will likely lose about $100,000 in ... Read More »

Federal courts remain open on Monday

LAHORE: The federal courts remained open on Monday in the city. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) announced shutter-down strike against the alleged rigging in elections 2013. The courts located in federal court building; customs and taxation court, anti-smuggling court, Banking courts, environmental court and appellate tribunal remained open. Judges reached offices on time but most of the staff did not show ... Read More »

Ire over SRO 608 brewing: RCCI gear up for countrywide strike

ISLAMABAD: What is being described as government’s failure, the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce &Industry (RCCI) will approach all Pakistan chambers’ presidents and presidents of All Pakistan Traders Associations to give a unanimous call for a countrywide strike against SRO 608, sales tax and withholding tax reforms. The decision was made a meeting of the RCCI chaired by its President Syed ... Read More »

Air France scraps 60pct of flights as unions reject strike offer

PARIS: French flag carrier Air France was forced to scrap around 60 percent of flights Thursday, as unions rejected a fresh offer to end a strike now in its fourth day. Pilots’ union SNPL slapped down as “largely insufficient” an offer from Air France to limit the operations of its low-cost subsidiary Transavia France, whose planned expansion has sparked the ... Read More »