DENMARK: Carlsberg avoids strike action
The Danish brewer Carlsberg has successfully avoided a wildcat strike, according to reports in the local press.
The daily paper Borsen said today that labour negotiations had been successfully concluded.
Earlier this month, employees at the brewer's Fredericia plant went on strike for 10 days, raising worries Carlsberg would be unable to meet Danish demand during the soccer tournament.
The company got some compensation form the strike from the Confederation of Industries, because a labor court ruled the strike illegal. However, the compensation did not cover the full cost of lost production and still cost the brewer several million kroner.
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