Madrid Subway, Bus Service Workers on Two-Day Strike

A1131116The Madrid subway and bus service workers went on a two-day strike on Friday, January 4th.

They are opposed to layoffs at public transportation systems in keeping with the government-planned austerity economy measures, Voice of Russia reported.

But the workers are mostly outraged by the abolition of the traditional “year-end bonus”.

Another strike, called for January 17th, will prove indefinite.

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