Ambulance staff threatens strike action
Ambulance personnel in Amsterdam are threatening to go on strike Thursday unless the authorities propose plan to help them tackle violence at work.4 September 2008
AMSTERDAM -- Ambulance personnel in Amsterdam wants Mayor Job Cohen to take swift measures to tackle the violence they regularly face at work. They are threatening to take strike action unless there is a plan on the table by 2pm on Thursday.
On Wednesday evening ambulance drivers went on strike for four hours following a stabbing incident in the capital. Paramedics tried to help the victim, but were hindered by bystanders who wanted to find out who was responsible.
[Radio Netherlands / Expatica]