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Rio Tinto Strike Postponed One Week

By Larissa Kyzer

Photo: Rio Tinto á Íslandi, Facebook.

Friday’s planned strike of 400 employees at the Rio Tinto aluminium smelter at Straumavík in the capital area has been postponed for a week.

A very concise announcement on the website of the Hlíf labour union confirmed this on Thursday evening, saying, “This is being done to give the contract committee more time to put together a new wage agreement.”

“If the contract isn’t obtained within that time period, strike actions will begin on October 23, in accordance with previous announcements.”

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