The European Federation of Food Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT) expresses solidarity with the strike actions of the employees of seven Íslandshótel in Reykjavík. In an announcement from the organization it is said that collective agreements, including the right to strike, are basic human right that enable working people to demand fair wages and better conditions.
EFFAT, which represent hotel and restaurant workers in Europe, will monitor the developments of these negotiations and keep standing with workers of Íslandshótel until negotiations lead to a positive outcome. The whole statement can be read here below:
EFFAT expresses solidarity with striking workers in seven Íslandshótel in Reykjavik.
Workers started a strike today after collective bargaining negotiations did not lead to a new collective agreement.
Collective bargaining, including the right to strike, is a basic human right that enables working people to claim fair wages and improve their conditions.
EFFAT, representing hotel and restaurant workers in Europe, will monitor the developments of these negotiations and keep standing with Íslandshótel workers until negotiations lead to a positive outcome.
EFFAT Tourism Political Secretary