Wednesday, February 21

Netherland

Trade Union FNV Threatens to Strike at EasyJet During May Holiday
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Trade Union FNV Threatens to Strike at EasyJet During May Holiday

Trade union FNV threatens a strike among easyJet cabin crew during the busy May holiday. If the British budget airline does not want to talk to the union about more pay raises soon, actions will follow from Dutch stewards, flight attendants and pursers. "We will build the actions step by step until easyJet meets our demands. And we don't shy away from stopping work during the May holidays either," says FNV director Stijn Jansen. According to him, easyJet now refuses to enter into talks with FNV, even though 40 percent of cabin crew would have joined the union. Jansen has given EasyJet until February 16 to respond to the ultimatum. The airline, the largest user of Schiphol after KLM, did try to reach an agreement on a new collective labour agreement with another union, VNC, last ...
Belgian Wind Farm Eneco Gets A Green Light From Europe
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Belgian Wind Farm Eneco Gets A Green Light From Europe

Belgian Wind farm Eneco gets a Green Light from Europe. The European Commission approves the intended cooperation in two offshore wind farms in the Belgian North Sea of the Dutch energy supplier Eneco, the Belgian energy group Otary and Electrabel of the French Engine.   The new joint venture for the projects with the names Seastar and Mermaid does not pose any problems with EU competition law, according to Brussels, reports Press Cube. The Belgian company Otary is active in the development, construction and management of wind projects at sea. Until now, the wind farm project was in the hands of Otary and Electrabel. Mermaid and Seastar are two of the last offshore wind farms that will be built in the zone that the government has allocated for the Belgian coast. Seastar and Merma...
Judge Dismisses Kaspersky’s Lawsuit Against US Software Bank
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Judge Dismisses Kaspersky’s Lawsuit Against US Software Bank

Judge Dismisses Kaspersky's lawsuit against US Software Bank. A US court has dismissed two lawsuits from Kaspersky Lab against the US government. Means the ban is on software, said FOX News Point.   Kaspersky Lab stated that the ban on software was in violation of the Constitution. Also, it would have caused excessive damage to the company. The judge decided on Wednesday that the ban is indeed constitutional, writes Cyberscoop. In September, the Ministry of Homeland Security halted the use of Kaspersky Lab software within US government agencies. The ministry is concerned that the security company has links with the Russian government and the Kaspersky has always denied that. In December last year and February of this year, the company filed lawsuits against the US government to ...