A heads-up for all those wishing to send letters, cards and packages to or from The Netherlands: a postal strike has been announced as of next Wednesday.
The actions will take the shape of a relay, with The Hague to be hit first. On the 23rd no mail will be collected or delivered. Two days later it's Amsterdam's turn, followed by four more cities over the next couple of weeks.
If the unions don't get an improved offer on the 3% pay rise (1.5 now and 1.5 in April 2009) they will continue with the distribution centers from mid May.