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Happy May Day - the international workers holiday
Happy May Day everyone, here's a May Day march in Reykjavik from 1931.

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International Workers Memorial Day - Mourn the dead and fight like hell for the living
Today—28 April—is International Workers Memorial Day when workers
and their trade unions round the world, remember everyone killed at work. It’s
a day to mourn the dead and demand better health and safety, better conditions and
that if the worst happens tha...

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When news of the 1917 Russian Revolution reached Iceland..
Copenhagen 15 March 1917[1] Last Sunday revolution began in Russia. Parliament refused
the Emperor’s order to dissolve. An elected committee of 12 MPs declared itself
the new regime in Russia. The new government arrested all politicians loyal to
the Emperor...

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Eight week fisheries strike bites hard as Iceland's establishment gets rattled
Icelandic fishers have been striking for eight weeks and a report published yesterday by Iceland's Fisheries minister, Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir shows just how much fishing work is really worth to the government and employers. Fisheries minister Þorger...

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Iceland's fishing workers vote and strike again
Iceland's fishing workers have voted again to reject the deal negotiated between the employers' association of fisheries companies, SFS and the unions in Sjómannasamband Íslands . On a 67.7 percent turnout—743 of the 1,098 members of Sjómannasamband Íslands...

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If workers were to punch their weight - Iceland's fishing strike
Just four days after Iceland's fisheries strike began on 10 November, articles reported that deals had been agreed and the strike was off. Iceland's National Broadcasting Service, RÚV reported that a contract had been signed between the Icelandic Fishermen’...

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If workers were to punch their weight? Iceland's fishing strike
Just four days after Iceland's fisheries strike began on 10 November, articles reported that deals had been agreed and the strike was off. Iceland's National Broadcasting Service, RÚV reported that a contract had been signed between the Icelandic Fishermen’...

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Áfram Sjómenn - The indefinite trawler fisheries Strike in Iceland is on
Iceland's trawler fishers and marine engineers began an all-out strike tonight at 11 pm after talks broke down a little after 9 pm this evening without a new deal between the fishing unions and employers. In this video tonight Valmundur Valmundsson of Icela...

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Iceland's fishing strike casts a wide net
We are often told that workers have less power and their jobs are more precarious because of globalisation. Employers, whether banks, car factories or call centres frequently insist that if a government doesn't give them tax breaks and the workers won't wor...

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Áfram Sjómenn - The indefinite trawler fisheries Strike in Iceland is on
Iceland's trawler fishers and marine engineers began an all-out strike tonight at 11 pm after talks broke down a little after 9 pm this evening without a new deal between the fishing unions and employers. In this video tonight Valmundur Valmundsson of Icela...
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