Ingólfur and the strike

Efling staff have repeatedly been subjected to harassment by Ingólfur Haraldsson, the hotel manager of Hilton Nordica, in their dealings with the hotel in recent weeks. He has responded to reasonable requests with rudeness and today laid hands on a union staffer. Today, one of six pickets of hotel workers Read more…

A living wage is not a “crisis”

There has been some movement in negotiations, even though the announcements of yesterday show that further struggle is needed so that people can live off the minimum wage in Iceland. At the meeting of unions and employers at the state mediator yesterday, there was a final rejection of SA proposals Read more…