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‘The punishment we deserve’: Hurtigruten Svalbard, subcontractor hit w/ 150K in fines for numerous labor and building violations during Radisson hotel renovations

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While the Radisson Polar Blu Hotel is trying to promote its fancy new upgrades to the outside world, officials closer to home are far more concerned about numerous labor violations involving those doing the work as 150,000 kroner in fines is being levied against the hotel’s owner and one of the subcontractors doing the renovations.

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of Sept. 25, 2018

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A cruise ship illegally sending boatloads of passengers to get a close-up look at a polar bear is caught on camera, the Radisson will be closed for more than three months for a massive upgrade and the parents of a girl killed in avalanche are scheduled to discuss settlements with the people they are suing for negligence.