Iceland's Commercial Fishermen Resume Fishing as Labor Deal Gets Narrow Approval
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh - February 20, 2017
Commercial fishermen in Iceland commenced fishing on Sunday after an agreement was narrowly passed between the major fishermen’s unions and the boat owners.
The deal ends a three-month work stoppage for Iceland’s commercial fishermen that walked off the job in November. The fishermen demanded better prices of fish sold at auction compared to the fish not sold at auction; guaranteed salaries, bonus incentives; a larger budget for clothing and third party safety assessments...
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