The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) is decidedly the largest and most influential workers' organisation in Norway. LO has a strong position in society and has set its stamp on society's development for more than 100 years.
The Government’s proposed amendments to the Working Environment Act will mean
increased uncertainty and a less inclusive workplace. LO, Unio and YS represent
1.5 million workers. Wednesday 28 January at 14.00 to 16.00 the members of LO, Unio and YS are going on political strike in a political protest against the government’s proposals.
Through the EEA (European Economic Area) and Norway Grants, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway help to reduce economic and social disparities and strengthen cooperation with 16 countries1 in Central and Southern Europe.
LO 2nd Vice President Hans-Christian Gabrielsen held the following speech during the debate on climate at ITUC Congress in Berlin on 20 May.