“At 6.30 in the morning when I left home to travel into central Lisbon,
I could see immediately that the strike was on. The refuse bins were
full up in my street and in the whole of my neighbourhood near Sintra.
When I got on the train, I realised that it was going to be a great
strike; nearly half of the...
A National Action Day, called by the CGTP (General Confederation of
Portuguese Workers), saw tens of thousands of workers from the public
and private sectors take to the streets on Thursday, 30 November.