Finnish Forest Industries Federation said on Wednesday it would hold a 6-day lock-out from Dec. 12, closing half of the Nordic country's sawmills and plywood factories. The Federation aims to put pressure on unions in halted pay negotiations. The unions have announced a three day strike for Dec. 9-11. "The workers have not really agreed to negotiate about the pay deal, but demands with the strike only shorter working hours," the federation said in a statement. The lockout will be carried out on 32 ...
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