Police officers have called in sick at almost every police station contacted by RÚV this morning.
Far too many senior citizens must get by with ISK 1,000 (USD 7.90, EUR 7.02) a day for food and medicine.
Terms offered to some foreign workers in Iceland are unacceptable, according to the head of the Icelandic Union of Marine Engineers and Metal Technicians.
Last Wednesday, over 100 staff members in Borgartún 21, Reykjavík, boycotted the cafeteria in their building.
General workplace members of Efling union have voted to go on strike and did so by a wide margin in a postal ballot.
“The Prime Minister’s own premises are not paying the minimum wage and that is in no way okay. We now have a claim filed,” says Harpa Ólafsdóttir, department head of wage issues at the Efling trade union.