The Fishing Card 2023 is now available
Valid VR members in good standing can now purchase the Fishing Card for the summer of 2023. The Fishing Card provides almost unlimited access to several water areas across the country. A manual where you can find instructions and rules comes with each card.
VR's Annual General Meeting 2023
VR's Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 29 March, 2023 at 19:30 in the hall Háteigur at the Grand Hotel Reykjavík.
VR/LÍV and SVÞ sign groundbreaking agreement
VR/LÍV and SVÞ sign agreement yesterday, on Thursday, March 16th, 2023, that aims to increase the skills and competence of the workforce in the commerce and services sector.
Elections for chairman and the Board of VR end today
At 9am this morning, Wednesday 15 March 2023, 11071 VR members had voted in the elections for chairman and board members, which is a 28% voter turnout. The elections end at 12 noon today Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
Election results for the chairman of VR
The results of the election for the chairman of VR for the term 2023 – 2025 are as follows:
Results of the elections of chairman and Board of VR
The elections of chairman and Board of VR, which lasted from 8 March until 12:00 noon on March 15, 2023 are now over. Total number of votes cast 11997. There were a total of 39,206 members on the electoral roll.
Remember to vote
At 9am this morning, Monday 13 March 2023, 7330 VR members had voted in the elections for chairman and board members, which is a 18,7% voter turnout.
Have you voted?
At 9am this morning, Friday 10 March 2023, 5723 VR members had voted in the elections for chairman and board members, which is a 14,6% voter turnout. The elections started Wednesday, 8 March, and will end at noon on Wednesday, 15 March.
VR offices close at 14:00 today
VR offices close at 14:00 today, Thursday 9 March 2023, due to staff day. This applies to all the union’s offices, i.e. in Reykjavík, Vestmannaeyjar, Reykjanesbær, Selfoss, Egilsstaðir and Akranes.
International Women‘s Day 2023
Today, 8 March, is International Women´s Day and ASÍ, BHM, BSRB and other workers' organizations host a webinar online at 12:00-13:00 titled “Paving the Way:
Elections for chairman and the Board of VR have started
Online general vote among VR members for the election of the chairman and the Board of VR started at 9.00am today, Wednesday 8 March and ends at 12 noon on Wednesday, March 15, 2023.