PRESS RELEASE

ECB functions performed without interruption during strike

3 June 2009

Strike action organised by the International and European Public Services Organisation (IPSO) took place at the European Central Bank (ECB) today between 4 p.m. and 5.30 p.m. CET.

According to a preliminary estimate, of the around 1,600 staff members of the ECB approximately 200 participated in the strike.

The Executive Board of the ECB took the necessary measures and ensured that ECB functions were performed during the strike without interruption.

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