CEOs of three government-owned companies have enjoyed four times the wage hikes of the average Icelander in recent years
Customer service employees and their union VR say Harpa’s reaction to their wage concerns are not good enough.
The majority of midwives at the National University Hospital of Iceland will refuse overtime shifts as of tomorrow.
Wage negotiations between the Icelandic Association of Midwives and the Icelandic government ended yesterday afternoon, with no resolution.
A number of Icelandic horse rental companies use the free or low-paid labour of migrant workers, giving them an enormous competitive advantage over companies adhering to wage laws and regulations.
A new report from Statistics Iceland calculated the unadjusted gender pay gap (GPG) at 16.1 percent for the year 2016.
Those with the highest wages in Iceland between 2014 and 2016 also experienced the highest wage increase.
Icelandic companies will not be able to compete with those in neighboring countries if wages continue to increase.
Grade school teachers have voted to approve a salary contract signed at the end of November by their representatives and the Icelandic Association of Local Authorities.
The negotiating committees of the Association of Teachers in Primary and Lower Secondary Schools and the Icelandic Association of Local Authorities reached an agreement last night.
Icelandic grade school teachers demanded better pay and improved working conditions as they assembled at Reykjavík City Hall yesterday.
Fishermen and owners of fishing companies convene at the office of the state mediator this afternoon for wage negotiations.
Thousands of people, mostly women, convened on Austurvöllur square at 3:15 pm today to demand equal pay for women and men for the same kind of work.
Women in Iceland are encouraged by unions and women’s organizations to walk out of their workplaces at 2:38 pm today.
Last week, Icelandic Minister of Social Affairs and Housing Eygló Harðardóttir introduced a draft resolution regarding parental leave.
Early this morning, air traffic controllers voted against a new wage agreement with SA-Business Iceland and Isavia.
The rights of fifty workers, hired by a Polish subcontractor to work on the geothermal power station at Þeistareykir, North Iceland, were violated.
Head of the Icelandic Confederation of Labor, Gylfi Arnbjörnsson, says the number of violations against employees has increased rapidly in Iceland.