VR‘s reception closed due to COVID-19 from October 5

News - 05.10.2020
VR‘s reception closed due to COVID-19 from October 5

The reception of VR union will be closed from Monday, October 5. The Icelandic authorities have declared the highest alert level as a result of COVID-19, an emergency phase, and VR will only offer members services remotely. This is done in the interest of members‘ wellbeing.

All information on VR‘s services can be found on the union’s website. All inquiries by phone (phone number 510 1700) will be answered as soon as possible during office hours between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm as well as inquiries sent to our email address, vr@vr.is, or VR‘s Facebook page.

VR Sick Pay Fund

Members can apply for sickness payments via My Pages on VR´s website. Please send all necessary documents along with your application.

In order to apply for death benefits, you can access an application form here. Please scan the form and the necessary documents and send to sjukrasjodur@vr.is. Please apply for benefits due to the death of a members’ child/children via My Pages. More on benefits here.

Members can scan and send applications, documents, certificates and other necessary information to sjukrasjodur@vr.is.

VR Contingency Fund and vocational training funds

You can apply for grants from the VR Contingency Fund and the vocational training funds via My Pages.

Assistance by VR‘s specialists

You can contact VR´s advisors for assistance regarding employment terms and collective wage agreements by phone, 510 1700, or email kjaramal@vr.is

Holiday cottages

You can book and pay for holiday cottages on My Pages or send inquiries to orlofshus@vr.is

VIRK

Individuals receiving services provided by a VIRK counsellor will continue to do so. Counsellors will be in touch to coordinate interviews.