VR/LÍV and SGS refer wage negotiations to the State Conciliation and Mediation Officer
The wage agreement, which was signed in 2019, expired at the end of last month. VR, LÍV - The Commercial Federation of Iceland and The Federation of General and Special workers in Iceland (SGS) have been closely involved in negotiations with The Confederation of Icelandic Enterprise (SA) for the last few weeks and tried to reach a new agreement.
Lunch meeting on the shortening of the working week
VR invites you to an open lunch meeting on the shortening of the working week next Tuesday, November 15. between 12:30 - 2:20pm. The meeting will be held in the Háteigur room at the Grand Hotel. A light lunch is available from 12:00 noon. Among the speakers at the meeting will be Juliet Schor, a professor at Boston College, and Charlotte Lockhart, one of the founders and CEO of 4-Day Week Global, who will talk about a pilot project for a 4-day working week.
First meeting of LÍV and SGS
As we recently reported, the largest national associations of workers in the labour market, Landssamband Íslenzkra verzlunarmanna (LÍV) and Starfsgreinasamband Íslands (SGS), decided to join forces in negotiations with Samtök atvinnulífsins (SA) on a new collective wage agreement.
VR computer system updated today
VR's computer system is scheduled to be updated today, Thursday, October 27, between 16:00-21:00 hours and there may be some interruptions on the VR website and My pages during this time.
LÍV and SGS together in collective bargaining negotiations
The largest national associations of workers in the labour market, Landssamband Íslenzkra verzlunarmanna (LÍV) and Starfsgreinasamband Íslands (SGS), decided to join forces in negotiations with Samtök atvinnulífsins (SA) on a new collective wage agreement. The collaboration covers close to 90,000 individuals working in the public labour market within twenty unions.
Statement from the board of VR
Recently collage students have been prominent in their demands towards administrators in terms of response to reports of sexual abuse. It is clear that processes and guidelines have been lacking in this issue, both within educational institutions and on the labour market.
Online lunch lecture - The Digital skills cluster - what is it?
Remember the lunch lecture today, Thursday, October 13 from 12:00-12:45. Eva Karen Þórðardóttir, executive director of The Digital skills cluster, talks about the skills cluster and
Career development advice
Career development is intended to prevent job stagnation so that individuals will rather grow performing the tasks that come with their jobs.
The VR camping site closes
VR's great camping site at Miðhúsaskógur will close from Thursday 15. September, so now is your last chance to enjoy staying there this year.
VR introduces their demands to the Confederation of Icelandic Employers
VR has introduced their and LÍV’s demands for the next wage agreement to the Confederation of Icelandic Employers (SA), but the wage agreement between VR / LÍV and SA expires on 1. November 2022.
My Pages closed
My Pages on vr.is will be closed today, Monday 22nd August, from 4PM to 10PM due to service maintenance.
The VR camping site is now open
The VR camping site in Miðhúsaskógur is now open. Members book a camping space on VR´s Holiday website (Orlofsvefur VR), where you can also see a map of the area. Each camping space is numbered, look for Tjaldstæði in the list. Please note that camping spaces no. 6 - 14 will be closed for the time being.