Fishy 14 Million ISK Lawsuit Dismissed

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Reykjavík District Court dismissed last week the most stereotypically Icelandic of lawsuits: it involved fish and poor business decisions. Fish…

Fired Employee Sues Icelandic Energy Company That Ignored Her Harassment Claims

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Áslaug Thelma Einarsdóttir announced on her Facebook page this week that she is planning to file a lawsuit after being…

Króna Drops As Banking Crisis Anniversary Nears

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The Icelandic Króna (ISK) has dropped by six percent against the euro since the beginning of September, RÚV reports. In…

New Hospital, Helicopters, and Highland Cops: Iceland’s 2019 Budget

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Yesterday the government released its proposed budget for next year. It includes spending increases and tax cuts. The treasury expects…

Silicon Folly: The Failure Of The Latest Industrial Trend

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Tourism is not the only troubled industry In Iceland. The sharp increase in demand for solar panels has necessitated growth…

Action Needed to Protect Whistleblowers and Increase Transparency

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A report on increasing confidence in the political system that was commissioned at the beginning of the year by Prime…

Trust Lacking in Looming Labour Talks In Iceland

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According to an article published by RÚV, experts perceive a stark lack of trust between management and workers. The recent…

More Turbulence: Icelandair CEO Dropped Like Its Stock Price

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The saga of Icelandic airlines is far from over. Attention is back on the country’s legacy airline, Icelandair. The company…

Ready for a Fight: Unions Prepare for Tough Wage Negotiations

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The Office of Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir commissioned economics professor Gylfi Zoega to write a report about potential wage increases…

The Woes of WOW: Financial Losses Follow Impressive Growth

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WOW Air is a young, innovative Icelandic airline with an impressive growth record over its short life. Though it was…

The Nosedive: Two Icelandic Airlines Report Losses

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After years of strong growth and profitability, the slowdown in the growth of the tourist industry appears to be hitting…

Setting An Affirmative Agenda: Iceland To Host 14th Weapons Of Mass Destruction Conference In October

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Following the predictably contentious NATO summit in Brussels July 11th-12th, the office of Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir announced that Iceland…