Where European Workers Go On Strike Most Frequently
Data from the European Trade Union Institute shows that as bad as the disruption is, the Irish are not the worst country in Europe for industrial action. Between 2010 and 2017, 17 days were not worked on average due to industrial action per 1,000 employees. Cyprus had the highest average number of days lost dueto strikes in that period - 316. France is well known for industrial action and it came second with 125 days not worked.
This chart show the average number of days not worked due to industrial action per 1,000 employees (2010-2017).