Labour unions

Information about the labour unions and safety representatives at NTNU.

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Unions safeguard your interests and ensure that you have the right to participate in decision making in the workplace. Unions are of particular help in the following different areas:

  • Take care of members' interests in central and local wage settlements
  • Develop requirements for new labour agreements
  • Provide help during labour disputes and the like
  • Represent members in association with job appointments
  • Keep members informed on relevant wage and work questions

You must contact the relevant labour union yourself to register.

Unions found at NTNU #

Overview of the labour unions at NTNU, sorted under the four main associations on the employee`s side.

AKAD - The Federation of Norwegian Professionals Associations #

Read about this federation at Akademikerne.no

LO - Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions #

Read about this confederation at LO.no

UNIO - The Confederation of Unions for Professionals #

Read about this confederation at Unio.no

YS - The Confederation of Vocational Unions #

Read about this confederation at YS.no

Independent #

These unions are affiliated with AKAD during negotiations.

Labour union deductions and tax liability #

Trade union fees can be deducted directly from your salary. The agreement of deduction through the salary is made between the individual member and its trade union. 

Deduction for trade union fees are tax-free up to a certain amount each year. When the ceiling for tax exemption is reached, the deduction per month becomes taxable. This will affect your net salary, which usually takes place at the end of each year. 

Safety representative #

The safety representatives at NTNU`s job is to look after employee intresets related to working enivronment issus.

Other #

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