A shorter working week, one year later
On 1. January 2020, just over one year ago, a shorter working week took effect for VR members, but we had made an agreement in VR’s collective wage agreement in 2019 about a fixed 45-minute reduction per week.
VR Council of Elders
The leadership team of VR's Senate (Öldungadeild VR), which includes all those aged 65 and older who have paid dues to VR during their working lives, met in January and outlined the work ahead in matters relevant to senior members of VR.
Achieve success - Lunch lecture
VR offers a motivating lunch lecture from Ásdís Hjálmsdóttir, former javelin thrower, Thursday January 21st from 12:00 to 13:00.
Slower web due to holiday cottage bookings today
VR members please note that we expect a slower web and telephone service from 7pm today, 6. January when we open for holiday cottage bookings for the summer 2021.
Booking VR holiday cottages for 2021
We want to remind VR members that in order to book our holiday cottages you must first log into My pages, either with Íslykill or other digital certificates.
VR holiday cottage bookings will start 6. January
VR holiday cottage bookings for the year 2021 and until mid-year 2022 will commence on these dates:
Remember the wage increase
On 1. January 2021 pay scales will increase by 24.000 ISK and a general wage increase will be 15.750 ISK.
Season‘s greetings from VR
We thank all members of VR for being with us during the year that is now passing. We wish you, and those close to you, Happy Holidays!
Did you get your December wage bonus?
A special December wage bonus shall be paid no later than 15. December, each year, according to VR's collective wage agreement. The December wage bonus amount for 2020, for a full-time job, is ISK 94,000.
Lectures and courses for VR members
VR offers its members interesting courses and lectures and next year there will be an increase in this service. During the spring semester we will cover many exciting topics and all members should be able to find something of interest.
VR supports charity organizations during the holidays
As we have done in recent years, VR supports the work of various charity organizations during the holidays.