Title:LUXEMBOURG: EUROCRATS STRIKE OVER CONTINUAL TRAVEL BETWEEN STRASBOURG AND LUXEMBOURG
Date:18th March 1981
Summary:Parliament session; Employees voting on strike; Movement of tin trunks and other belongings; Various activities in Parliament; Interview with spokesman speaking in English; Exterior of Parliament building in Luxembourg.
Topics:International Relations,European Union
Story Text: Staff of the European Parliament voted to strike during the session at Strasbourg next week, with a margin of 2-1. Parliamentary sittings are divided between Strasbourg and Luxembourg, and it is this that has angered staff, many of whom live in Luxembourg. A compromise offering staff ten days a month in Luxembourg was rejected by the staff meeting. A Union spokesman said the strike would cause total chaos.
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