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30 Sep 2019 | 11:00 AM UTC

Spain: Metal workers call for one-week strike and hold protest in Bilbao September 30

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Metal workers in Bilbao hold protest during one-week strike on September 30; transportation disruptions reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/30/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/7/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Bilbao


Metal workers in Bilbao are holding a protest through the streets of the city on Monday, September 30, amid an ongoing one-week strike called by their representing unions. Workers are demanding increased wages, among other benefit. Monday's protest began at 11:00 (local time) and has caused transportation disruptions due to participants blocking main arteries of the city.

The strike is expected to continue through Sunday, October 6, which may lead to additional strikes in the coming days. Associated transportation disruptions should be expected in Bilbao over the coming several hours and around any protest.


Individuals in Bilbao are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate associated transportation disruptions, and adhere to any instructions issued by local authorities.


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