Nordiska Industriarbetare Federationen (NIF)

Nordic Industry Workers' Federation

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History

1 Sep 1993, on merger of Nordic Federation of Factory Workers' Unions (NFF) and Nordic Union of Textile, Clothing and Leather Workers. NFF had been set up, 26 Aug 1901, as 'Scandinavian Mutuality Committee'; and the Nordic Union of Textile, Clothing and Leather Workers in 1973, as a merger of Nordic Clothing Workers' Federation, Nordic Textile Workers Union and Nordisk Sko- og Laerarbeierunion. Also referred to as Nordic Federation of Industrial Workers. Merged with Nordic Metal to form Pohjoismaiden Teollisuustyönteijät (Nordic IN), Jan 2006.

Aims

Promote and maintain close cooperation between member organizations; work for a common Nordic line in the work at European and international levels; offer mutual support during periods of industrial conflict or other times of need.

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Activities

For the 3-year period, ending 31 Dec 2006, strives to develop a common Nordic strategy and common goals in the following areas: collective bargaining; collaboration at group and industrial levels; other trade union and political issues, such as studies, equality, working environment and competence development; promotion and defence of Nordic principles and opinions; coordination of solidarity projects in Eastern Europe; increased cooperation with Nordiska Metall. Organizes conferences.

Structure

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Languages

Swedish.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 5 countries
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Workers
  • Industry
    • Industry

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

D3764

Last News Received

1. Jun 2006
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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