Norway - Strike averted after ground crew deal - February 28, 2017

Negotiations with a national mediator between the trade union Junit and employers’ organisation NHO Luftfart averted a strike by airline ground crews at four airports after an agreement was reached. Flights were thus taking off as scheduled on Sunday 5 February. According to the agreement, the employees of Widerøe Ground Handling will receive raises of 2.6 percent, while those with high seniority and experience stand to receive additional compensation.


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