VR elections 2021
In accordance with article 20. of VR’s laws, our Electoral Board today advertised an election among VR's members for the offices of president and board of VR for the period 2021-2023.
Online meeting with canditates for election
Candidates for the offices of president and board of VR for the period 2021-2023, will present themselves and their main issues at an online meeting using the program Zoom, on Thursday 4 March at 8 pm.
VR buys 4 new holiday homes in the Highlands of Akureyri
On 27 January the VR board approved the purchase of four new holiday houses in the popular area of Hálönd by Akureyri in the North of Iceland.
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!