Norway - Union recognition at fish processor secured - October 31, 2017

A strike launched by the Norwegian Foodworkers' Union NNN at fish processor Norse Production ended on 12 October 2017 with the company signing a collective bargaining agreement for the fish processing sector. With union recognition secured, the local union will now be able to negotiate additional improvements with local management within the framework of the sectoral agreement. Other trade unions prepared for support action in solidarity with the NNN as the company dug in and attempted to employ strike-breakers. Industri Energi gave notice of sympathy action to block delivery of shipping material. The transport workers' union made preparations to halt transport and the NNN was prepared to shut down all salmon production.

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