Finland -Strike of icebreaker crew frozen -February 26, 2015

A state labour mediator decreed that a walkout had to be postponed for a couple of weeks to allow more time for contract talks. However, the seafarers union is furious at this move that will block a threatened strike by ship crews.

A state labour mediator decreed that a walkout had to be postponed for a couple of weeks to allow more time for contract talks. However, the seafarers union is furious at this move that will block a threatened strike by ship crews. The collective agreement runs out at the end of the month. Meanwhile, the employers have stated that they are ready to resume contract negotiations soon.

English: http://yle.fi/uutiset/union_anger_as_icebreaker_crews_strike_put_on_ice ...  

 

 

 

 

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