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A proposal for work stoppage at the City of Reykjavík
The meeting of the negotiating committee of Efling – union and the City of Reykjavík was held on January 14th, 2020, at 1:30pm on the premises of Efling, at Guðrúnartún 1, concludes with the resolution that a vote is to be called regarding a planned work stoppage in accordance with article 15 of the law 80/1938 regarding unions and labor disputes.
Negotiations regarding the demands of Efling – union for the renewal of the collective agreement with the City of Reykjavík on behalf of the members of Efling have proved fruitless despite the efforts of the state mediator. A declaration stating that the union sees the negotiations as fruitless was sent to the state mediator and the City of Reykjavík on the December 20th, 2019 and confirmed at the meeting which took place on January 10th of 2020.
The work stoppage applies to all the members of Efling who are employed by the City of Reykjavík according to the collective agreement of the City of Reykjavík and Efling – union which expired on March 31st of 2019. The work stoppage applies to all work done according to the abovementioned agreement.
The work stoppage will consist in union members going on strike for a definite amount of time during certain days and for indefinite amounts of time from a certain date.
- Tuesday, February 4th, 2020: Work stops from 12:30 noon until 11:59pm.
- Thursday, February 6th, 2020: Work stops from 12:01 midnight until 11:59pm.
- Tuesday, February 11th 2020: Work stops from 12:30 noon until 11:59pm.
- Wednesday, February 12th 2020: Work stops from 12:01midnight until 11:59pm.
- Thursday, February 13th 2020: Work stops from 12:01 midnight until 11:59pm.
- Monday, February 17th 2020: Work stops at 12:01 midnight for an indefinite amount of time.