Iceland hotel workers strike for higher wages, better conditions

Vol. 83/No. 14 - April 8, 2019
March 8 International Women’s Day protest by hotel workers in Reykjavik, Iceland, as part of a one-day strike demanding higher pay, affordable housing and a shorter workweek.

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Workers from hotels in the Reykjavik capital area and nearby municipalities marched down Laugavegur Street here March 8, International Women’s Day. The action was part of a one-day strike, the first of others to come, Anna Marta…