Travel

07
Apr
12:54 UTC

Tunisia Tactical: General Transport Federation calls for nationwide strike in transport sector on April 8; allot for disruptions

Please be advised:

  • The General Transport Federation under the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) has called for a nationwide strike in all transport sectors including maritime, air, and land on April 8. 
  • The labor action is reportedly being carried out to denounce the government’s inaction towards implementing previously concluded agreements, the lack of reform in the transport sector as well as to preserve the sustainability of public transport institutions and to protest against any intention to privatize these companies.

Recommendations

  1. Those operating or residing in Tunisia on April 8 are advised to allot for disruptions to transport services, reconfirm air travel itineraries, and make alternate arrangements accordingly.
  2. It is also advised to allot for disruptions to business continuity, including delivery delays, due to possible disruptions to land, maritime, and air transport.
COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Medium
AFFECTED AREA Nationwide; Tunisia
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Low
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Confirmed

Please be advised:

  • The General Transport Federation under the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) has called for a nationwide strike in all transport sectors including maritime, air, and land on April 8. 
  • The labor action is reportedly being carried out to denounce the government’s inaction towards implementing previously concluded agreements, the lack of reform in the transport sector as well as to preserve the sustainability of public transport institutions and to protest against any intention to privatize these companies.

Recommendations

  1. Those operating or residing in Tunisia on April 8 are advised to allot for disruptions to transport services, reconfirm air travel itineraries, and make alternate arrangements accordingly.
  2. It is also advised to allot for disruptions to business continuity, including delivery delays, due to possible disruptions to land, maritime, and air transport.
COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Medium
AFFECTED AREA Nationwide; Tunisia
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Low
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Confirmed