you're reading...

International News

Norway oil shutdown likely after pension talks fail

A costly shutdown in oil output in Norway, Western Europe’s top producer, looks set to go ahead after talks between striking workers and employers failed.  After thirteen hours of mediation with the ombudsman, he did not find a basis to present a written proposal he thought the parties could accept.  The strike is now on day 15, and the costs are 2.9 billion kroner (385.7 million euros, $474 billion).  Norwegian Employment Minister Hanne Bjurstroem has already called for a second round of negotiations to take place.  Read MORE.

Follow Us

FacebookTwitterOur YouTube Channel

  • Waning farmer satisfaction with their banks underlines that a government Farm Debt Bill would be a usefu… ,
  • New teacher contracts approval comes after the district and the Griffith Federation of Teachers entered state… ,
  • More and more over recent years, lawyers (and their clients) are seeing the sense of attempting to resolve disputes… ,
  • A judge has ordered a mandatory to help settle the lawsuit filed by Mayor Sandy Stimpson against the Mob… ,
  • Houston firefighters might have some help in their mediation with the city of Houston over Proposition B. ,
  • The Boston Symphony Orchestra and its principal flutist, Elizabeth Rowe, had entered and hopes to resolv… ,