Iceland - Hotel housekeepers to vote on work stoppage - February 28, 2019

Trade union Efling is organising a one-day work stoppage at hotels and guesthouses throughout the country in order to urge employers’ to meet their collective bargaining demands. When members vote in favour of the industrial action, cleaning, housekeeping and laundry services will be unavailable. The collective agreement for these workers expired at the end of December 2018. Unions demand a significant wage increase that they say is already long overdue. When member vote in favour of the actions the strike will begin at 10 on the morning of 8 March 2019 and will finish at 23:59 on the same day except if the collective agreement has been signed before this time.

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