The Federation of General and Special Workers of Iceland (SGS) is calling for a minimum monthly wage hike to ISK 425,000 ($3,660/€3,160).
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.
The union has received complaints from female employees at the Hard Rock Café who are required to wear a skirt at work, in lieu of the shirt and pants that their male counterparts wear.
An experimental project to see how shortening the workweek for state and municipal employees has been a success thus far.
Air mechanics at Icelandair have announced an indefinite strike starting at 6:00 am on Sunday morning unless a collective agreement is reached.
Those with the highest wages in Iceland between 2014 and 2016 also experienced the highest wage increase.
The head of the Icelandic Airline Pilots’ Association states that Icelandair's decision to lay off 115 pilots this fall does not bode well for wage negotiations.
The seafood company HB Grandi announced yesterday that all its workers in demersal fish processing in Akranes, West Iceland, will be laid off as of September 1.
The seafood company HB Gandi has announced that it plans to discontinue processing demersal fish in the town of Akranes, West Iceland.
The Icelandic fishermen’s strike, which began full force in mid-December, finally ended last night after fishermen narrowly voted to approve a wage contract signed by their representatives on Saturday morning
The negotiating committees of Icelandic fishermen and representatives of fisheries met with Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Kartín Gunnarsdóttir last night.
RÚV reports that Icelandic Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir is planning to meet the disputing parties, fishermen and representatives of the fisheries, tonight.
Icelandic Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir neither plans to intervene in the wage dispute of fishermen and fisheries with provisional legislation nor by changing the tax law.
Icelandic authorities can intervene in the wage dispute between fishermen and fisheries by other means than by passing a law to halt the strike, according to Páll Magnússon, who heads Alþingi’s Industrial Affairs Committee.
It could take Icelandic fish exporters many years to win back their US market share, according to an importer of fish in Boston
Air Iceland flight attendants signed a new wage contract before midnight last night, thereby averting an impending three-day strike.
Domestic Air Iceland flights will be canceled tomorrow if an agreement is not reached in wage negotiations with flight attendants today.
Numerous workers in fish processing are out of a job, due the fishermen’s strike, which resumed December 14.
Members of the Icelandic Fishermen’s Association have voted down a wage contract, signed by their representatives and Fisheries Iceland in mid-November.
Grade school teachers have voted to approve a salary contract signed at the end of November by their representatives and the Icelandic Association of Local Authorities.
The negotiating committees of the Association of Teachers in Primary and Lower Secondary Schools and the Icelandic Association of Local Authorities reached an agreement last night.
Grade school teachers all over Iceland left work early yesterday to attend meetings to show solidarity in their fight for higher pay.
Icelandic fishing vessels have been leaving harbor since fishermen struck a deal with Fisheries Iceland on Sunday night.