Strike at Leningrad NPP

Publish date: December 17, 1999

4000 employees of Leningrad nuclear power plant staged one hour protest today. The strikers’ demand was to index their salaries to inflation, Green World Association reported. The inflation rate was 40,4%. The management of the plant said the strike was illegal and might threaten issuing of the licence to prolong the lifetime of the plant’s four RBMK-1000 reactors. The plant sustained its operation during the strike.