Trade unions in the Faroe Islands
Labour movement of the Faroe Islands
|National organization(s)||Samtak, Starvmannafelagið|
|Total union membership||≈15,000 (national)|
|International Labour Organization|
|The Faroe Islands has separate territorial status but is an ILO member via Denmark|
|Freedom of Association||28 September 1960|
|Right to Organise||28 September 1960|
Trade unions in the Faroe Islands represent most workers in the country. The largest unions are:
- Samtak is a federation of blue collar workers with 5,600 members. The member unions are the Faroe Islands Workers' Association (Føroya Arbeiðarafelag), the Faroe Islands Fishers’ Association (Føroya Fiskimannafelag), the Klaksvik Workers’ Association (Klaksvíkar Arbeiðsmannafelag) and the Klaksvik Working Women's Association (Klaksvíkar Arbeiðskvinnufelag).
- Starvmannafelagið is the union for white collar workers covering office employees, national and local government and public enterprises. It has around 2,400 members.
References [ edit ]
- "About Samtak – Samtak.fo". Retrieved 21 May 2020.
- "Trade unions in the Faroe Islands | Nordic cooperation". www.norden.org. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
Faroe Islands articles
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