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Wage negotiations between NJ and MBL continue overtime


Leader Dag Idar Tryggestad leads the negotiations for the Norwegian Journalist Association (NJ). Photo: Ole Berg-Rusten / NTB

Of NTB | 18.04.2024 20:23:14

Leisure time: – The parties agree that there are grounds for continuing the negotiations overtime, writes communications manager Christine Tolpinrud in NJ in an email to NTB.

The negotiations started on 16 April at 12.30, and the deadline was Thursday at 20.00.

NJ leader Dag Idar Tryggestad leads the negotiations for the union. He is clear that real wage growth is a priority.

– It is money, in various forms, that is most important in this settlement, and the aim is to maintain the purchasing power of our members. At the same time, we must come to terms with how we handle the distinction between work and leisure, he said before the negotiations started.

This year’s settlement is a main settlement. This means that both money and text requirements are negotiated.

according to the websites theirs, NJ has around 8,500 members.


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