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Shortening of the workweek in the public market

A calculator, to compare shift plans before and after the shortening of the workweek, is available here.

Rights to payments from the funds of Efling in the event of a loss of employment

and useful recommendations for social and financial assistance

Cleaning jobs on the private market

Know your rights

Easter allocation of Efling´s holiday houses

Easter allocation of Efling´s holiday houses

Easter period allocation of Efling holiday houses starts on February 1 and closes on February 18. It will be possible to fill out applications online in this time period. The day of application does not matter, as the allocations will be decided basing on the points...

Government bill is a slap in the face of wage theft victims

Government bill is a slap in the face of wage theft victims

The Icelandic government has gone back on its promise to provide judicial reform on behalf of the victims of wage theft and violations in the labor market and put forth useless ideas for legislation which ignores the considerations of the labor movement. In a bill put...

Name competition – 50.000 kr. for the best name

Name competition – 50.000 kr. for the best name

Efling will start a school for its members in the spring semester. This is a reorganization of the union‘s current educational system in addition to a new study program. The goal is to modernize education for members, increase diversity and make education more...

They lived in terrible conditions

They lived in terrible conditions

Principal proceedings started at the District Court in Reykjavik in the case of 4 Romanian men who worked for the temporary job agency Menn í Vinnu. With Efling’s support, the men have sued the job agency and Eldum Rétt, the company they were outsourced to work for....

Defects, Returns and Online Shopping – What do I need to know?

Defects, Returns and Online Shopping – What do I need to know?

In Drop-INN on 11 February, lawyers of the Consumers‘ Association will review the laws that apply to the purchase of goods and services in stores and online. The rights of the consumer are reviewed when there is a faulty product and the return rules in stores and for...

Discrimination in the labor market

Discrimination in the labor market

A symposium organised by Efling, SGS and ASÍ on the situation of foreign labour in Iceland February 23 - 26 2021. Four events including interesting lectures and discussions that will be live streamed from the organization media. All events will be interpreted in...

Legal help

Interviews with lawyers are available on Tuesdays from 1PM to 4PM at Efling office, Guðrúnartúni 1, third floor. 

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