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Kirkniemi Mill Workers Return After Brief Strike

Nov. 23, 2009 - A brief strike at Sappi's coated fine paper plant in Kirkniemi, west of Helsinki, has for the time being been settled and workers returned to the mill this morning, reported Nordic Paper Journal.

The strike started on November 18 at 6 p.m.

The strike was the result of increased workloads after the company reduced the mill's workforce last spring, according to Harri Lindholm of the paper workers union at Kirkniemi mill.

"Now we look forward to a constructive dialogue with the mill management, Lindholm told local media.

SOURCE: Nordic Paper Journal




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