Iceland - Workers whaling company forbidden to join union - June 30, 2018

Workers within the whaling company Hvalur hf. have been told by the company that they may not join a trade union that recently won a back-wages cases against them in court. The union lawyers believe this measure is illegal and filed a complaint against Hvalur hf. stating that the ban on trade union membership is completely illegal in the context of the country’s existing laws on labour unions and the right of association.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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