Norway - Oil workers on strike - August 31, 2018

Hundreds of offshore oil and gas rigs workers went on strike 10 July 2018 after rejecting a proposed wage deal. When negotiations with unions broke down the conflict intensified with new industrial actions in which some 1550 workers participated. This lead to the shutdown of a Shell-operated oilfield with a daily output of 23,900 barrels of mostly oil. Later on, a deal was reached, with the help of mediation, and the strikes ended.

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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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