Today, May 1, is a worldwide day of action for workers’ rights held every year. In Iceland, as in many countries, it is a public holiday.
A workplace psychologist, appointed by the Ministry for the Interior to investigate a policeman’s complaint against capital region police chief Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir, has concluded “beyond all doubt” that her behavior constituted abuse. It was not workplace bullying, however, but rather...
At a meeting yesterday, the municipal council of Akranes, West Iceland, approved a letter of intent to seafood company HB Grandi, indicating a willingness to greatly improve facilities for fish processing in the town.
A Polish contracting firm, which was working on three large projects in Iceland, has left the country.
Women in Iceland are encouraged by unions and women’s organizations to walk out of their workplaces at 2:38 pm today.
Subcontractors at Bakki, near Húsavík, Northeast Iceland, where a silicon factory is being constructed, have violated Icelandic law and salary contracts.