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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...

Strike among state workers averted

Intense mediation managed to avert a strike among state employees on Thursday after 17 hours of negotiations. Four major trade union federations agreed to...

2.7% pay raises helped avert strike

Marathon mediation through the weekend finally warded off a major strike in Norway that would have pulled more than 30,000 workers off the job...

Annual wage talks off to a rough start

NEWS ANALYSIS: Fury, frustration and sorrow preceded the ceremonial start of annual wage talks on Wednesday between Norway's largest trade union federation LO and national...

Shock and sorrow after LO boss dies

Top Norwegian politicians from left to right were mourning the sudden death on Tuesday of the country's largest trade union federation's leader, Hans-Christian Gabrielsen....

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