National strike affects shipbuilding in Finland

National strike affects shipbuilding in Finland In Finland, the Union of Salaried Employees (TU) began a strike on Monday 22 October. The first stage of the strike is affecting seven large enterprises in the mechanical engineering and metal products industry in Finland, including Aker Yards. "Our 4,000 employees at Aker Yards in Finland may be affected within a week", says Juha Heikinheimo, President of Aker Yards, Cruise & Ferries. There are some 500 Aker Yards employees directly involved in the strike, of which 400 are supervisors. The three Aker Yards shipyards in Finland situated in Turku, Helsinki and Rauma, belong to the Cruise & Ferries Business Area which also comprises two cabin factories in Finland.
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