Visiting Miðborg

Today, Ragnar Ólason and Efling organizers visited the kindergarten Miðborg to discuss negotiations with the city and to hear the staff out. The welfare of kids being taken care of in the kindergartens was on people’s mind. In Iceland, children spend more time in kindergarten during the day than in Read more…

Visiting Múlaborg

“After working nearly 30 years I get just 250,000kr in pocket for working 7 hours a day. Of this, 240,000kr goes into rent!” The woman who said this started working in kindergartens 17 years old. She now works at Múlaborg, which Sólveig Anna and Ragnar Ólason visited today. What does Read more…

Visiting Njarðargata

There were heated discussions in Sólveig Anna and Ragnar Ólason’s visit to the neighbourhood upkeep centre in Njarðargata yesterday. The centre was one of the workplaces where Reykjavík city trialled a shorter working week. People here were very happy with it and agreed that the measure was very successful and Read more…

Visiting Vitatorg

Yesterday Sólveig Anna and Ragnar Ólason visited the Reykjavík city workers in domestic service at Vitatorg. They talked about the current state of negotiations with the city and the condition of workers. Our members explained the increased strain they’re working under. More and more tasks are piled on them without Read more…