Norway -Country holds its breath as oil talks continue -June 21, 2014

After negotiations between platform workers and the oil companies already broke down, onshore workers broke off talks too. Both processes moved into public mediation, the last step before strike action can be taken.

After negotiations between platform workers and the oil companies already broke down, onshore workers broke off talks too. Both processes moved into public mediation, the last step before strike action can be taken. Two years after the longest walkout in the industry, the looming strike threat stirred widespread worries. However, wage deals were reached with onshore and supply base workers, with mediators hoping to reach a third agreement with the platform workers in the beginning of July.

English: http://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews ...

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-06-04/norwegian-oil-strike-threat-rises ...  

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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