The Netherlands
As Dutch government resigns, left calls for parliamentary inquiry

The Dutch government resigned two months ahead of the general election over a child care subsidy scandal in which thousands of parents were wrongly accused of fraud

Dutch socialist youth demand abolition of first class in railways to prevent overcrowding

Even during the raging COVID-19 pandemic, trains in the Netherlands have been running with overcrowded second class coaches and almost vacant expensive first class coaches

Dutch metal workers’ struggle for a fair labor agreement bears fruit

The new Collective Labor Agreement, reached after several months of intense bargaining between trade unions and employers, proposes a phased salary hike of nearly 8%

Dutch trade union protests Transport strike by Dutch trade unions brings country to a standstill

The unions, including the FNV, the CNV and the VCP, demanded that the government freeze its plan to increase the current retirement age of 65 to 67 by 2021

Teachers march in the Netherlands, seeking investment in education, higher wages

The strike was called by the General Education Union (Aob) and the trade union FNV Onderwijs en Onderzoek, and supported by action groups such as PO in Actie, VO in Actie, and FVoV. The teachers are seeking a 4 billion euro rise in education spending

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