Thursday, May 24, 2012


Nation-wide strike in the public sector

Around 25,000 employees in the public sector in Norway walked out on strike Thursday morning, after arbitration on overtime failed in the early hours of the morning.
On strike are teachers, nursing home staff and police officers in 14 municipalities around the country.
Arbitration was still ongoing Thursday morning for the municipality of Oslo, involving 2500 city employees, among them teachers.
Source: NRK & Norway Post

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