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.
VR's general vote
A general vote among VR members for the election of the chairman and the Board of VR, cf. Article 20 the union's law, starts at 9.00am Wednesday 8 March and ends at 12 noon on Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
Candidates for the position of chairman and to the Board of VR introduce themselves
Candidates for position of chairman and to the Board of VR for the term 2023 - 2025 will introduce themselves and their main issues and focus in a VR union meeting, which will be held at the Grand Hotel Reykjavik, March 7, 2023 at 7:30pm.
Do you need assistance with your tax return?
VR members can now schedule an appointment with an expert from KPMG and receive assistance with their tax return. This assistance is available on 7 and 8 March from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Each appointment is 15 minutes. Registration closes at 15:00 on 6 March.
VR´s phone network is inoperative
VR´s phone network is inoperative at the moment. Repairs are under way. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Rights of VR members during strike and lockout
VR would like to point out to its members that neither a possible lockout by SA (Confederation of Icelandic Enterprise) nor a strike by Efling apply to VR members