Norway - Strike avoided with solid pay deal - August 31, 2019

An announced strike at the mobile offshore units was called off after trade union Industri Energi and the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association agreed on a mediation result that gives employees on the mobile offshore units a solid increase in salary, starting 1 June 2019. The result ensures employees encompassed by the Collective Agreement for the mobile offshore units a general increase in wages, holiday allowance included, of 3.6%, at a minimum of NOK 24,679. For the group individually remunerated in the respective companies, a wage supplement is given within a limit of 3.6% on average, however, so that each person individually paid shall be guaranteed a wage increase of 2.6%.

Read on: in English ...

For more information, please contact Paul de Beer or Oana Ciuca, De Burcht (Scientific Bureau for the Dutch Trade Union Movement) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Mehmet Koksal
For previous full issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit or consult the archive with all articles in our database at
You may find further information on the ETUI at

News Archive