There were 27 strikes in the Netherlands last year, the most official downing of tools since 2006, according to the national statistics office CBS.
The strikes involved 42,000 workers and resulted in the loss of 48,000 working days. There have only been more strikes this century in 2005 and 2006, the CBS said.
The longest strike involved police officers who were campaigning for more pay and better working conditions.
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