The mediation started Wednesday morning with deadline until midnight. Post deadline, the mediation continued six hours overtime and confirmation came that the parties have not reached agreement.
55 nurses therefore were arrested on Thursday morning after the negotiations between the Norwegian Nursing Association and NHO Service and Trade did not lead.
– Nurses must be guaranteed the same minimum wage level regardless of where they work. It denied the opposite to accept, “said federal leader Eli Gunhild By.
About 500 nurses are covered by the nursing and care agreement. The companies taken out in the first phase perform assignments for the health enterprises. Patient hotels, health centers and rehabilitation centers in six different counties are affected by the first strike exit, according to the association.
The companies covered by the first strike exit are:
Åstveit Helsesenter AS and Eurest Haukeland pasienthotell AS (NSF Hordaland), Eurest Zefyr Patient Hotel AS (NSF Nordland), Eurest Ullevål Patient Hotel AS (NSF Oslo), Godthaab Health and Rehabilitation (NSF Akershus), Rehabilitation Center Nord-Norges Kurbad AS (NSF Troms) and Ringen Rehabiliteringssenter AS (NSF Hedmark).