Transport dispute resolved

Finland
A strike by bus and lorry drivers was ended earlier this month with a new agreement which will see pay increase by 6% over two years. The agreement runs until January 2008 and covers around 30,000 workers including those employed by SITA the waste disposal contractor. A key element of the strike was union opposition to employers using more part-time drivers. [Read more at > Finnish news agency->http://www.hs.fi/english/article/Transport+strike+ends+-+guidelines+drafted+for+part-time+work/1135219095887]