Efling and VR Unions’ strikes will affect several public bus routes in the capital area in April, RÚV reports. The strikes will not affect service for people with disabilities.
Capital area buses
The planned strikes will affect bus routes 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 24, 28, 35, and 36 in the capital area. Other Strætó routes in the capital area are not staffed by members of the unions and will therefore remain unaffected by the strike.
Between April 1 and May 1, there will be no bus service on the aforementioned routes between 7.00am and 9.00am or 4.00pm and 6.00pm, except on Saturdays and Sundays.
Hotels and bus companies
Efling members working at hotels and tour bus companies will strike on the following dates from midnight to midnight. Efling’s website features a full list of hotels affected by the strikes. The only public bus route affected by the following strikes is route 89 between Sandgerði, Garður, and Reykjanesbær.
March 22 (1 day)
March 28-29 (2 day)
April 3-5 (3 day)
April 9-11 (3 day)
April 15-17 (3 day)
April 23-25 (3 day)
May 1, International Workers’ Day, will mark the start of a general strike, to continue until a contract agreement is reached or the strike is called off.