Finland - Pay dispute may lead to seafarer strike - February 28, 2019

The Seafarers’ Union began pay negotiations for the new collective agreement earlier this month. The new agreement is to be valid for two years. The union demands a pay rise of 2.5% for this year and another 2.5% next year. The seafarers now threaten that if payment demands are not met, they will engage in industrial action. Such a strike action would be stopping all passenger and cargo vessels, including ice-breakers.

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