A number of Dutch trade unions, including CNV, FNV, and VCP are calling for nationwide strikes on May 29. The unions represent a variety of sectors, including public transportation, the police, and aviation workers. Union leaders stated that they want the strike to be even more extensive than the previous action held on March 18. Significant transportation and commercial disruptions are possible if the strike occurs.
Unions originally organized a day of action on March 18 but called off the strike after three people were killed in a shooting in Utrecht. The groups are calling for the retirement age to be capped at 66.
Individuals in or traveling to the Netherlands are advised to monitor the situation and anticipate significant commercial and transportation disruptions in the event of a strike.
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