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Questions tagged [industrial-action]

Industrial action refers to actions taken by employees against their employers, such as strikes and work-to-rule, that would (or may) disrupt a traveller's plans. Likely examples include public transport driver strikes, air traffic control strikes and Immigration Officer actions.

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Getting to Gatwick Airport from Hastings

I am on a trip in Hastings and this Tuesday (09/08/16) I need to catch a flight from Gatwick Airport which leaves at noon. Usually I catch a train which takes me directly to the Airport, however due ...
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How can I know of strikes that affect public transport in France?

tl;dr: Is there a resource that warns me of upcoming strikes that affect public transport in France Recently I was forced to change travel plans very last-minute upon learning of a railway strike. ...
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How can I know of strikes that affect public transport in Italy?

tl;dr: Is there a resource that warns me of upcoming strikes that affect public transport in Italy? Recently I was forced to change travel plans very last-minute upon learning of a railway strike. ...
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Eurostar train to Paris during a strike

What happens to my ticket from London to Paris if there is a labor strike going on? Can we still get there? Do we need to reschedule?
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Where do I find a (recent) historical list of personnel strikes at European airports?

Is there a publicly available register of industrial actions at European airports? I actually need recent historical data to claim compensation for a cancelled flight. I want to verify the airline's ...
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What does a French strike warning of 3 hours 59 minutes mean exactly?

I've seen a "préavis de grève" for public transport workers mentioning a length of 3 hours 59 minutes, which will impact travelers and commuters inside and near Paris. Why does it have that specific ...
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Train strikes in Berlin – does it make sense to book an advance ticket?

So, I heard that there are some on going strikes in trains in Berlin. I would need a train from Berlin on the 21st of June. Even though its still a long time, I cannot help but worry about the ...
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Any website that gather ongoing and upcoming strikes amongst airlines?

A few weeks ago how to buy a flight ticket from Boston to Paris. I had to choose between Air France and Delta. Luckily a few friends of mine lives in Paris warned that Air France pilots had issued a ...
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How do I get from Brussels airport to Ghent when trains are on strike?

I am landing in Brussels later today at 17.35 and was planning to continue by train to Ghent. I just learned that the trains are on strike so this option has disappeared. The strike ends at 22 so ...