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Risk of beer and bun strike

BeerBeer. Photo: Norway Today Media

If negotiations are not successful, there may be a brewery strike from Wednesday morning and a bakery strike from Thursday.

In addition, there may be sausage strike from Friday, if the negotiations in the meat industry does not succeed before the deadline at midnight on Friday.

The parties in the beverage industry has been negotiating since Monday, after  the original wage negotiations broke down in mid-April. The deadline for the negotiations runs out on Wednesday.
Over a thousand brewery employees and 582 bakery employees across the country will be affected by the strike this week if no agreement results from the negotiations .

The second round of  negotiations for the baking industry will start  Wednesday. If the parties can not reach agreement by midnight on the same day, taken 582 bakery employees will go on strike as of Thursday morning. In the meat industry close to 1,500 members in 21 companies will go on strike starting Friday morning if the negotiations break down.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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