Delegates to the 7th Congress of SGS – Call for Nominations

Efling Union invites members to send nominations for delegates to the 7th Congress of SGS, ( Federation of General and Special workers in Iceland) which will be held on October 24-25, 2019.Any interested member is encouraged to send a nomination to the email address, via phone 510-7500, or come by at the office at Guðrúnartún 1. Nominations must be sent by 12 noon on Monday September 23rd. Members can also nominate other members. Please include the following information when sending a nomination:

  • Name and kennitala
  • Phone
  • Email address
  • Workplace and/or sector represented by the person nominated (optional)
  • Experience, skills, or other relevant qualifications of the person nominated (optional)

The chairman of Efling will approve a proposed list of delegates. The proposed list will take into account individual experiences and qualifications but also overall representation of the Efling membership with regard to age, gender, origin, and other factors. The chairman’s proposed list will subsequently be made available for viewing and the deadline for submitting an alternative list will be October 1st.The SGS Congress is the highest authority in the matters of SGS and is held every two years. Member unions are allowed to send a different number of delegates depending on the membership size of each union. Efling will have 60 delegates this time. A total number of 135 delegates representing wage earners will attend the congress and decide on the leadership and policies of SGS.The Congress will be held at Icelandair Hotel Natura 24th Oct. 10:00-16:00 and 25th Oct. 9:00-16:00.