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Labour’s labour minister halts strike

Norway's Labour Party insists that it fully supports workers' rights to strike, but its Labour Minister Tonje Brenna has halted a major strike by...

Strikes hit police, universities, ministries, even weather forecasters

Most threatened strikes have been averted at the last minute in Norway this spring, while some strikers were ordered back to work this week....

New strike threat lurks behind smiles

More wage negotiations got underway heading into the weekend, this time between leaders of public sector employee organizations and Norwegian municipalities. More than 400,000...

Støre and his party now in ‘deep crisis’

NEWS ANALYSIS: Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre walked into the proverbial lion's den on Thursday, when he addressed the Sami Parliament in Karasjok just...

Strikes averted but teachers unhappy

Marathon mediation warded off threatened strikes this week by 3,500 state workers plus lots of municipal employees in cities including Oslo. Most settled for...

Thousands hailed solidarity

Hundreds of thousands of Norwegians turned out all over the country on Sunday to hail freedom, democracy and solidarity at workers' traditional May 1st...

War overshadows tough labour talks

After months of rumbling from both sides, Norwegian trade unions and employer organizations have finally begun what long were expected to be tough negotiations...

Norwegian convicted for exploiting foreign worker

A court in Bergen has sentenced the owner of a coastal fishing and recreation center to 60 days i prison and ordered him to...

Strike shutdowns incite union fury

Norway's conservative government acted again this week to shut down remaining strikes by thousands of nurses, teachers and other public sector workers around Norway....

Thousands more head out on strike

More than 20,000 public sector employees, many of them teachers and nurses, are now on strike in Norway after municipal employers refused to take...

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