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The Foreigner Bank strike called off. The threat of a national bank strike is over following agreement between unions and employers on a new pay and compensation package early this morning. “We have negotiated an acceptable result. It’s been tough, but we are glad to have avoided a strike that would have hit many people,” says Jorunn Berland, lead of the Finance Sector Union of Norway (Finansforbundet) about the 4.2 percent wage increase. Worried customers withdrew 472.6 million kroner from cash points yesterday between midnight and 12:00 p.m., reports NTB.

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Bank strike called off

Published on Tuesday, 7th June, 2011 at 07:21 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

The threat of a national bank strike is over following agreement between unions and employers on a new pay and compensation package early this morning.



“We have negotiated an acceptable result. It’s been tough, but we are glad to have avoided a strike that would have hit many people,” says Jorunn Berland, lead of the Finance Sector Union of Norway (Finansforbundet) about the 4.2 percent wage increase.

Worried customers withdrew 472.6 million kroner from cash points yesterday between midnight and 12:00 p.m., reports NTB.



Published on Tuesday, 7th June, 2011 at 07:21 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: norwegianbankstrike, payagreement.


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