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200 journalists strike for fair wages for the first time in 40 years 2019-11-08 [EFJ]

Former Union Organisers Speak Up About Internal Pressures, Firing Without Notice 2019-10-03 [The Grapevine]

Workshop for kitchen and canteen workers 2019-09-29 [Efling]

Efling refers talks with Reykjavík to state mediator 2019-09-29 [Efling]

The treatment of foreign people in the Icelandic labor market 2019-09-29 [Efling]

Working women earning low wages on the agenda at the #MeToo-conference 2019-09-29 [Efling]

Icelandic tax system – summary of the event 2019-09-29 [Efling]

MeToo Conference Opens in Iceland 2019-09-19 [Monitor]

First major international #MeToo conference 2019-09-19 [The Guardian]

Union Declares “Cease Fire”, Strikes In Iceland Postponed 2019-04-03 [Reykjavik Grapevine]

Government and Unions Respond to WOW air Bankruptcy 2019-03-31 [The Review]

Two-Day Hotel Worker and Bus Driver Strikes Called Off as Progess Reported in Bargaining 2019-03-28 [The Review]

Two-Day Strike Of Bus Drivers, Hotel Workers Starts Tomorrow 2019-03-28 [Grapevine]

48-Hour Tour Bus Driver and Hotel Workers’ Strike Starts at Midnight 2019-03-28 [The Review]

Strike News: Bus Service Will Be Affected, VR On Board To Strike 2019-03-14 [Grapevine]

Hotel housekeepers strike for a living wage on International Women's Day 2019-03-12 [IUF]

Strike Deemed Legal By Courts, Will Begin As Scheduled 2019-03-08 [Grapevine]

Striking Icelandic Union Gets Solidarity Statements From Unions Around The World 2019-03-08 [Grapevine]

Hotel Workers Strike Tomorrow 2019-03-07 [The Review]

Vote on Hotel Workers’ Strike Begins 2019-02-26 [Iceland Review]

Foreign Workers Subjected To Exploitation, Unions And Police Now Involved 2019-02-08 [Grapevine]

Icelandic Labour Union Draws From Experience In New York To Help Restaurant Workers 2019-02-08 [Grapevine]

Union organises meeting in English for freelancers and contractors in Iceland 2018-11-10 [The Monitor]

If Iceland is one of the best places in the world to be a woman, why are thousands of women going on strike today? 2018-10-24 [Equal Times]

Ready for a Fight: Unions Prepare for Tough Wage Negotiations 2018-08-28 [Grapevine]

Whaling company Hvalur hf sued for abusing its workers: Union confident it will win 2018-08-15 [Iceland Magazine]

Whalers In Iceland Forbidden From Being In Labour Union 2018-06-22 [Grapevine]

Hard Rock Café responds angrily to union having sided with staff over gender-specific dress-code 2018-05-15 [IM]

Women at Hard Rock Cafe told to ‘wear skirts, not trousers’ 2018-05-11 [EuroNews]

There Is Power In The Union: Iceland’s Labour Revolution 2018-03-17 [Grapevine]

Iceland becomes first country to legalise equal pay 2018-03-12 [PSI]

Immigrant-Heavy List Wins Elections In Major Icelandic Labour Union 2018-03-07 [Grapevine]

Increasingly Difficult For Unions To Protect Workers Rights 2018-03-07 [Grapvine]

What Iceland can teach the world about gender pay gaps 2018-02-12 [BBC]

Now that time’s up on the gender pay gap in Iceland, here’s how other countries can follow suit 2018-02-01 [Equal Times]

A world first. Iceland legalises equal pay between men and women 2018-01-02 [Al Jazeera ]

It is now illegal to pay a woman less than a man 2018-01-02 [Think Progress]

What Australia can learn from Iceland on gender equality 2017-11-07 [Fairfax Media ]

Iceland is bridging the gender pay gap, but can South Africa do the same 2017-10-10 [Business Report]

England Unite seeks assurances over job security as Grimsby fish processor firm put up for sale 2017-04-21 [Unite]

Equal pay for men and women? Iceland wants employers to prove it 2017-04-03 [Fairfax Media]

In world first, Iceland to require firms to prove equal pay 2017-03-10 [ABC]

New strike threat to supplies 2016-12-16 [Fish Update]

Seamen Start Their Strike 2016-12-15 [Grapevine]

Seamen Postpone Strike, Teachers Ready To Walk 2016-11-17 [Grapevine]

Fish strike ‘called off’ 2016-11-14 [Fish Update]

Gender pay gap: Icelandic women take a stand 2016-10-27 [Deutsche Welle]

Women to Leave Work at 2:38 PM to Protest Gender Pay Gap 2016-10-25 [IR]

Iceland union warns huge civil service pay rises could spark chaos 2016-07-22 [The Daily Monitor]

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