Sickness benefits fund

The Sickness Benefits Fund is a coinsurance fund. The fund pays sick benefits to those members who have fulfilled minimum requirements regarding union fees and are unable to work due to illness or accidents. This fund also pays grants to its members for various health programs and preventive measures such as gym membership, cancer screening etc. Queries may be submitted via

Sickness fund regulations

The fund is named Sjúkrasjóður Eflingar-stéttarfélags (The sickness fund of Efling – union). The fund’s base of operations and venue are in Reykjavík.

Sickness benefits

Union members can apply for sickness benefits if certain conditions are met.

Death benefits

Death benefits are paid to the deceased member’s estate.

Application forms

Here you can view application forms