Strikes in hotels and bus companies.

Further information can be found on our negotiations page.

Information on strikes and strike payStrike fund applications

Statement on the government’s input on February 19

The four unions which have led the current wage negotiations, VR, Efling, VLFA and VLFGrv, declare their anger and disappointment with the government's proposals, announced in a meeting with ASÍ's president and vice-presidents today, February 19. Negotiations have...

Nearly 80% of Efling members support going on strike

In a new poll of Efling members, produced by Gallup, strong support for the union's demands in collective negotiations is made clear. Nearly 80% of members consider it fair and the same proportion declares readiness to go on strike to push for the unions' wage...

Regarding DV reporting on Menn í Vinnu

Yesterday, the newspaper DV published a report on people who have worked at the temp agency Menn í vinnu. In it, the owner of the agency, Halla Rut Bjarnadóttir, is quoted extensively on the affairs of those people. Efling takes any allegations of misuse of the...

Lectures: Union organizers from Tozen

Organizing immigrants in Japan Efling’s Organizing Division invites you to a talk by three union organizers from Japan’s most active union: Tozen! While Tozen is no stranger to courts and industrial relations bureaucracy, they have gone on strike more than any other...

Office closing time monday and friday

On Friday 15th of February the office will close at 15:00 due to a staff meeting. On Monday 18th of February the office will close at 14:00 due to Efling former chairman Halldór Björnsson funeral. Sorry for the inconvenience this may cause.

Calling all Reykjavik City Workers!

Are you working for Reykjavík City as a member of Efling? Then your contracts are about to expire, and new ones negotiated. We will bargain for your future wages and conditions, and we want you to have control over the process. We will help you build a negotiating...

Legal help

The union offers weekly interviews with lawyers in Efling office on Tuesdays between 1 pm and 4 pm. Member do not need to make an appointment in advance.

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