Several hundred Norwegian oil workers temporarily laid off

More than 300 oil workers have been temporarily laid off during a strike by Norwegian union Industri Energi, which has now lasted a week. The lay-offs relate to companies Baker Hughes, Schlumberger and Halliburton, writes Norwegian media.

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Wednesday brought yet another round of temporary layoffs in the hard-pressed Norwegian oil and gas industry, where 350 workers now look set to temporarily lose their jobs following a strike by Norwegian union Industri Energi which has lasted a week so far.

The move concerns temporary layoffs, and the workers could thus maybe get their jobs back when activity levels rise again.

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