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Today's labour news

Over 4,000 schools close as teachers strike for a sustainable solution to funding crisis and staff shortages 2019-11-08 [Education International]

Landmark ruling sets 50% pay increase for photojournalists 2019-11-04 [EFJ]

Teachers union reverses course; Renews call for national strike on Wednesday 2019-11-03 [The Times]

Dutch journalist held “hostage” by the Court of Rotterdam 2019-10-25 [EFJ]

Almost half of staffing agency workers can’t make ends meet: CNV survey 2019-10-22 [Dutch News]

Filipino teacher and trade union activist France Castro wins Febe Velasquez Trade Union Rights Award in the Netherlands 2019-10-15 [Education International]

The travel restriction law threatens media freedom 2019-10-15 [EFJ]

Ryanair crew get justice in the Netherlands 2019-10-04 [ITF]

Hudson’s Bay to close its Dutch stores on Dec. 31, union says 2019-09-20 [The Globe and Mail]

FNV trade union targets 5% wage rise, CNV wants to scrap freelancer tax break 2019-09-18 [Dutch News]

Youth care strike: Workers demand solutions to staff shortages, waiting lists 2019-09-02 [The Times]

Sex workers give red light to leaving famed Amsterdam district 2019-07-31 [The Post]

Campaign launched in Amsterdam to recognize sex work as a legitimate job 2019-07-29 [The Times]

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District 2019-07-05 [The News]

Boorish sex tourists are ruining Amsterdam. It’s time to ship them out 2019-07-05 [The Guardian]

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans red light district overhaul 2019-07-03 [Canada.com]

Dutch pensions agreement dodges the real issues 2019-07-01 [IPE]

Wages rise 3.1% this year, FNV union is targeting 5% 2019-06-19 [Dutch News]

FNV holds surprise action at Teleperformance due to withheld pay 2019-06-07 [UNI Global Union]

Reforms to Dutch pension system agreed after years of talks 2019-06-05 [CITY]

Transport strike forces flight cancellations 2019-05-28 [France 24]

NS warns travellers about Tuesday’s public transport strike 2019-05-25 [The News]

BWI youth activists lead the Amsterdam May Day march 2019-05-03 [BWI]

Union workers to extend strike at Shell's Pernis refinery: spokesman 2019-04-17 [Euronews]

Strikes impact Shell's Pernis oil refinery but extent unclear 2019-04-16 [Reuters]

Strike To Hit Production At Europe’s Largest Oil Refinery 2019-04-09 [Oil Price]

Amsterdam sex workers angry at ban of red light district tours 2019-04-03 [Canada.com]

Some Amsterdam sex workers angry at red light district tours ban 2019-04-03 [FOX]

New victory for Ryanair workers as labour authority rules on Eindhoven base closure 2019-03-25 [ITF]

Ryanair likely to appeal ruling on Eindhoven base 2019-03-23 [The Irish Times]

Workers at Dutch Pernis refinery give Shell one week to avert strikes 2019-03-23 [Reuters]

Ryanair can’t fire staff 2019-03-21 [The News]

European education union leaders in solidarity with Dutch colleagues 2019-03-18 [Education International]

'I love sex. I like to make money': What sex workers really want 2019-02-08 [CNN]

Court confirms food delivery couriers are workers with collective rights 2019-01-28 [IUF]

Union calls on members to back photojournalists’ campaign 2019-01-24 [NUJ]

Turkey deports Dutch journalist without explanation 2019-01-18 [EFJ]

Photojournalists on strike to demand decent rates 2019-01-14 [IFJ]

England Industrial Action Ballot Threatened at 'Outrageous' Greater Anglia 2019-01-10 [TSSA]

Photojournalists on strike for a payrise to counter inflation, falling tariffs and ignored authors’ rights 2019-01-10 [EFJ]

Renault union calls for more transparency over Dutch holding 2018-12-28 [Reuters]

NVJ adopts plan for equal treatment of freelance & staff journalists 2018-12-24 [EFJ]

New agreement follows strikes at JDE Netherlands 2018-12-13 [IUF]

Netherlands supreme court hands down two important rulings for road transport workers 2018-11-26 [ITF]

FNV and NGG members strike Jacobs Douwe Egberts in the Netherlands and in Germany 2018-11-24 [IUF]

Supreme court hands down two important rulings for road transport workers 2018-11-24 [ITF]

Negotiations over new Dutch pensions agreement collapse 2018-11-21 [IPE]

Ryanair fires cabin crew stationed at Eindhoven, union says 2018-11-07 [The Times]

New ‘Source Protection Act’ finally enters into force 2018-10-05 [EFJ]

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This month in labour history

13-11-1918 Workers march through Amsterdam in support of mutinous soldiers at the height of the "Red Week" in the Netherlands. Five are killed and eighteen wounded when soldiers loyal to the government open fire on the march. [more]

25-11-1940 Students at Delft College and Leiden University strike in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, in support of sacked Jewish academics. [more]