Norway -Strike threat over job losses at Statoil -December 04, 2014

SAFE trade union has threatened to organise labour disruptions if the government does not intervene to prevent further job losses at Statoil. Oil producers have cut about 7,000 jobs in the last months to compensate for rising costs and falling oil prices.

SAFE trade union has threatened to organise labour disruptions if the government does not intervene to prevent further job losses at Statoil. Oil producers have cut about 7,000 jobs in the last months to compensate for rising costs and falling oil prices. The industrial actions by SAFE would constitute a political strike, last roughly eight hours and will probably not interrupt production.

English: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-12-02/norway-oil-workers-threaten ...  


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