School, municipal, cleaning workers win strike in Iceland

Vol. 84/No. 20 - May 25, 2020

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — “I’m fighting for better wages and better conditions. If not now, then when?” home care worker Dogg Asgeirsdottir told the National Broadcasting Service May 5. Along with 270 other workers in schools and kindergartens, cleaners and other…

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…