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20 Oct 2018 | 10:29 PM UTC

Portugal: Second wave of Lisbon metro strikes planned Nov. 6 /update 1

Portugal News Alert

Lisbon metro workers to launch second round of strikes during morning commute November 6; substantial delays and cancellations expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/16/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/6/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Lisbon). COUNTRY/REGION Portugal

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Event

Following a strike on October 18, employees of Lisbon's underground metro system have scheduled a second round of strikes for Tuesday, November 6, from 06:30-09:30 (local time). This round is set to coincide with Web Summit 2018 (November 5-8), which will take place in Lisbon. Substantial delays and cancellations are expected throughout the city on November 6.

Context

Metro workers are demanding a salary increase. The October 18 strike caused substantial delays throughout the city during the morning commute.

Advice

Individuals in Lisbon are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and large public gatherings as a precaution, and allow for extra time to reach their destinations.

 

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