Norway - Union recognition key dispute at fish processor - September 30, 2017

Workers - many of them migrants from Poland and Lithuania - have been on strike since September 8 at the fish processing company Norse Production near Bergen on the west coast. The Norwegian Food and Allied Workers trade union (NNN) is demanding the right to a collective bargaining agreement in the company. The NNN has a long-running dispute with the company over working conditions and the treatment of foreign workers. Most employment contracts provide no secure working hours and workers are threatened with the dismissal if they join the union.

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