Nordic Financial Unions

Promoting the Nordic Model

Who we are

Nordic Financial Unions is the voice of the employees in the Nordic financial sectors. Through our eight affiliated unions in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland we represent 150.000 members, promoting their interests at the European level.


NFU – Nordic Financial Unions builds cooperation among Nordic financial trade unions and promotes their interests in Europe.


NFU strives to make the financial sectors prosper in a way that is sustainable for employees, companies, consumers and society.


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2021.10.07 | NFU News

NFU Conference 2021

This week, NFU arranged the NFU Conference 2021 in Malmö. It was the first physical event arranged by NFU since before the pandemic and you could really feel the buzz in the air when old and new friends met for the first time in forever. The conference had four main thematic topics that was discussed by speakers, panels of member unions and in workshops with all participants: The future of work and the office, Sustainable finance, Digitalisation and the future of finance, and Digitalisation, AI and data privacy.
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2021.09.20 | NFU News

NFU and UNI Europa Finance holds 2nd digital workshop on fintech

On 15 September, the second digital workshop of the EU funded research project on fintech’s impact on the finance sector took place. The project, which is run by NFU, UNI Europa Finance and Gothenburg University, brings together researchers from Sweden, Denmark, The Netherlands and Estonia. It aims to shed light on the impact that fintech companies have had on the financial sector over recent years and what impact this is having on labour relations in the sector.
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Our work

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2017.04.19 | Our work

Promoting constructive Social dialogue

NFU is the Nordic representative in the European Sectoral Social dialogues in Bank and Insurance, coordinating the NFU participation. By participating, NFU supports social dialogue in Europe and promotes the interests of our member unions at European level.
2016.12.15 | Our work

Being a Knowledge hub

NFU creates value for the affiliates by acting as a knowledge hub among trade unions in the Nordic financial sectors strengthening their cooperation and expertise.
2016.12.15 | Our work

Influencing the EU

NFU is continuously working to improve the output of EU regulation. By monitoring the regulatory development and influencing the EU, NFU makes sure that the employee perspectives is taken into account. NFU is an active stakeholder at the EU level.