EU elections – Why I’m voting this time

NFU Blog 2019-05-09NFU Blog With the elections for the European Parliament coming up, we take a closer look at why it is so important for all of us to vote and reflect on what happens if we don’t. It’s about that time again. You know, the time when we have to go vote...

Financial crash remembered

NFU Blog 2018-09-17NFU Blog, NFU News Arvid Ahrin General Secretary Email: aal@nordicfinancialunions.org Phone: +46 708 522 443 Twitter: @AhrinNFU This past Saturday it was ten years since the Lehman Brothers crash. Its bankruptcy has come to symbolize the financial...

Labour rights and sustainable finance

NFU Blog 2018-06-15NFU Blog Over the past year, NFU has taken important steps to empower finance employees and strengthen finance’s role in society as the EU formulates its agenda for sustainable finance. The fight for minimum safeguards for human rights and labour...

There’s no business like union business

NFU Blog 2018-06-14NFU Blog This Sunday, more than 2000 trade union representatives and staff gather in Liverpool for the 5th UNI Global Union World Congress. It is a historic event, for several reasons. First – the mere fact that so many trade unionists gather to...

Shaping Europe through Social dialogue

NFU Blog NFU Blog The EU highly impacts what is happening in the Nordic financial sectors, but Nordic trade unions can also influence the direction of Europe. That is why NFU is engaged in the European Social Dialogue for the Banking and Insurance sectors. Here we...

Part 7: Pressure from compliance

NFU Blog 2018-06-03NFU Blog NFU continuously works to shape EU legislation to the benefit of the employees’ of the financial sectors. As a part of this work, NFU last year conducted a survey on how regulatory requirements stemming from EU legislation effect...