News Alerts

14 Aug 2018 | 02:22 AM UTC

Tunisia: Union rail workers to strike August 16 /update 1

Tunisia News Alert

Unionized rail workers plan to strike nationwide August 16; disruptions to SNCFT service expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/14/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/16/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Tunis). COUNTRY/REGION Tunisia

Read all related news alert(s):


The Tunisian General Union of Labour (UGTT) announced that a general strike will be held by rail workers on Thursday, August 16. The strike is expected to cause service disruptions for the national rail operator, SNCFT, throughout the country. Negotiations are ongoing between UGTT representatives and the SNCFT as of Monday, August 13. The strike was initially scheduled for August 2 but was postponed to allow for the talks.


Potentially impacted travelers are advised to confirm rail timetables, consider alternative forms of transportation, and allow additional time to travel.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news