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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....

Several strikes averted

It's taken a lot of intense marathon negotiations, but representatives for both labour unions and employers have been able to shake hands over a...

Labour union leader claims ‘big victory’

After months of heated debate over record-high executive compensation and an unwillingness to share company profits with workers, Norwegian union leaders have been fighting...

New settlements avert more strikes

Labour representatives for more than 32,000 workers in Norway's retail and service industries came to terms with the workers' employers organization Virke on Tuesday....

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...

Labour federations call off strike

UPDATED: Thousands of striking Norwegian workers in a variety of sectors are returning to work, instead of taking part in more labour demonstrations on...

Nationwide strikes set to spread

Norway's largest trade union federations are already planning to expand the major strikes that began all over the country on Monday. Another 15,000 workers...

‘Bonus bonanza’ behind major strike

Norwegian labour leaders and employers' representatives fundamentally disagree over whether a 5.2 percent wage increase would have given workers the "real pay growth" they...

Major strikes loom from Sunday

Nearly 23,000 workers at hundreds of companies nationwide may be called out on strike from Sunday, if mediation fails between Norway's large trade union...

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