The meeting of Efling’s negotiations committee on the 21st February decided to go forward with a general secret electronic strike ballot to those workplaces who are under the general agreement between S.A. and Efling and the Keflavík union, specifically those working in restaurants, hotels and associated industries, which ran out on the 31st of December 2018.
The work stoppage, if it will be agreed, will apply to cleaning, housekeeping and laundry services for rooms and other sleeping accommodation and connected areas and services, for example in corridors, toilets and shared spaces, in all hotels and guesthouses in the area which Efling has jurisdiction over, which includes the areas of Reykjavík, Kópavogur, Seltjarnarnes, Mosfellsbær, Kjós, Grímsnes og Grafningshreppur, Hveragerði, Ölfus County, and additionally Hafnarfjörður and Garðabær.
It is proposed that work stoppages of these members will be temporary and will begin at 10:00 on the morning of 8th of March 2019 and will finish at 23:59 on the same day except if the collective agreement has been signed before this time.
The vote will begin at 10:00 on the morning of 25.2.2019 and ends at 22:00 on Thursday 28.2.2019.
The Efling negotiations committee.