FÍN in English

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FÍN (Félag íslenskra náttúrufræðinga) is a trade union for all natural scientists or architects, holding Bachelor - degree or higher education.  FÍN is a member of The Association of Academics in Iceland (Bandalag háskólamanna - BHM).

Introduction of FÍN

The union has made a introduction video in Icelandic and Engilsh.

The role of FÍN

  • FÍN negotiates collective wage agreements for its members both in the public and private sector.
  • FÍN assists its members in interpretation of collective wage agreements on wages and employment contracts and in resolving disputes in the workplace.  FIN informs and gives advise on labour rights and obligations, such as sickness, working hours, vacation period, accident compensation, notice of termination, pension fund, etc.
  • FÍN provides legal assistance with regard to wage terms and employment rights.
  • FÍN promotes the profession/work of natural scientists and cohesion in their field of work.
  • Funds of BHM and FÍN

  •   Below are information about funds of BHM and FÍN:

Membership of FÍN

Membership fees:

  • 0.7% of total wage.
  • Membership application

Applicants for FIN membership are required to hold a university degree, Bachelor degree (or higher degree).  Applicants must supply a copy of their university degree with the application.  Click here for an application form.

Staff and office hours at FÍN

 Post Telephone
Maríanna Helgadóttir
Runólfur Vigfússon Lawyer  595-5175

Office hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 13:00 - 14:00 and Tuesday and Thursdays 11:00 and 12:00. O

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need further information. You are welcome to make an appointment at our office, please call 595-5175 or send an email at fin@bhm.is.