Norway - Energy deal with commitment to improve skills - September 22, 2010

Unions have agreed a new deal with the KS employers’ organisation representing energy companies. There is a basic increase of NOK 4,500 (Euro 569) and the agreement also establishes a minimum wage for the sector, ensuring that no one is paid below NOK 310,000 a year (Euro 39,200). There are also increases for daily allowances and a commitment that all workers should get the opportunity to upgrade their skills at least once every two years.




This article was published in the Collective Bargaining Newsletter. It aims to facilitate information exchange between trade unions and to support the work of ETUC's collective bargaining committee. For more information, please contact the editor Maarten van Klaveren, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) You may find further information on the ETUI, and on the AIAS at © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2009.

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