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Norwegian rig workers strike in wage dispute

More than 600 Norwegian rig workers from nine offshore installations have halted their work, as union Safe and the country's shipowners' association were unable to reach a wage agreement. An additional 900 workers could join the strike, starting midnight Sunday, unless the parties reach an accord.

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A total of 669 Norwegian offshore rig employees have halted their work as of midnight Monday.

The strike comes as Norwegian labor union Safe and the Norwegian Shipowners' Association were unable to reach a new wage and pension agreement for the offshore workers, report Norwegian media.

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