1 May 2023
VR encourages all members to participate in the rally and outdoor meetings on International Workers´ Day on 1 May.
Concerns about the state of the economy at the ASÍ Congress
The Board of VR submitted a resolution on economic and wage issues at the ASÍ Congress and expressed serious concerns about the economic situation and the government's lack of action. The resolution was adopted and is published in its entirety below.
45th ASI Congress concluded
The 45th ASÍ Congress concluded today, Friday, April 28, 2023. Resolutions were adopted on a number if issues: Pensions, Housing and welfare, Economy, wages and taxes, The future of the labour market, Equality and education and Wages, conditions and the labour market. Click here to see congressional documents and resolutions.
The 45th Congress of ASÍ starts again today
The 45th ASÍ Congress will continue today and tomorrow, Thursday April 27 and Friday April 28. The Congress was postponed last October.
VR‘s Contingency Fund
At VR‘s Annual General Meeting, which was held 29 March, it was agreed that the contribution to the VR Contingency Fund fund will be a total of ISK 905 million for the year 2022.
After VR´s Annual General Meeting
VR´s Annual General Meeting was held yesterday, Wednesday, March 29. The Board's annual report and the union's financial statements for 2022 were presented amd approved. VR's Board submitted six proposals for legal amendments, which were all approved. Click here to read the proposals.
VR supports the Consumers' Association
The Consumers' Association of Iceland celebrates its 70th anniversary this month. On this occasion, VR decided to support the association by 4 million ISK. The government has also provided the organization with a grant of 3 million ISK.
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.