VR offers members online academic and career counseling in September
The job market is developing fast these days so now could be a good time slow down and take control of your career development.
VR invites you to visit Árbæjarsafn
On January 27, 1891, the Reykjavík Union of Commerce, VR, was founded at a meeting in the restaurant Hermes at Lækjargata. The building is now located at Árbæjarsafn. This year, VR celebrates its 130th anniversary.
Login to My Pages is currently down
UPDATE: The problem has been fixed and VR´s My Pages are up and running again. Login to My Pages is currently down. Repairs are under way. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Online lunch lecture - Do you want to start studying?
Are you currently at a crossroads? Would you like to start studying but not sure where to start? VR offers an interesting online lunch lecture, Thursday 3 June from 12 pm to 1 pm.
From the VR board on vaccination priorities
The VR board welcomes the lifting of the masks mandate in stores, and elsewhere, but would like to remind everyone that a large proportion of retail staff are young people who are still unvaccinated and are therefore once again put in the position of being most at risk of infection of Covid-19.
Don’t forget your holiday bonus
In 2021 the holiday bonus for VR members is ISK 52,000 for those working a full-time job, and is to be paid out on June 1st. A full-time job is 45 weeks worked in 100% work excluding holiday time during the holiday reference year from 1 May 2020 to 30 April 2021.
There is plenty to share - ASÍ’s emphases for the 2021 parliamentary elections
ASÍ has published its priorities for the parliamentary elections that will take place this autumn.
Jobseekers cycle to work
Jobseekers can now take part in the "Cycle to work/Hjólað í vinnuna"(Icelandic only) campaign.
VR offers members a subsidy on accommodation costs
VR offers its members a subsidy for domestic accommodation costs during the summer of 2021. VR pays members grants so that the bill for domestic accommodation is subsidized by 70% but to a maximum of ISK 10,000. for each member. This is offered temporarily due to COVID-19.
Do you know everything you need to know about your rights in the job market?
VR offers a webinar in English about your rights in the workplace, according to the Collective Agreement.
Online lunch lecture – Stop complaining and get cool
VR offers an interesting lecture tomorrow, Thursday 8th of April kl. 12:00 – 13:00, with English subtitles.