Per the new wage adjustment, Harpa’s customer service reps’ wages will be set at 26.1% over the union’s set hourly rate, or an average of ISK 2,935 an hour during overtime shifts, which includes nights and weekends.
Customer service employees and their union VR say Harpa’s reaction to their wage concerns are not good enough.
The first artists have been announced for the 2018 Sónar Festival, which takes place in Reykjavík March 16th-17th.
Icelandic band Sigur Rós will end its long-running tour in Iceland next month. Its next album is also nearing release.