Unionen

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Unionen
Unionen logo.svg
Founded1 January 2008 (2008-01-01)
Members649,139 (2017) [1]
Affiliation Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees (TCO)
Office location Olof Palmes gata 17, Stockholm
Country Sweden
Website www.unionen.se

Unionen is a Swedish white-collar trade union.

The union was formed on 1 January 2008, when the Swedish Union of Commercial Salaried Employees merged with the Swedish Union of Clerical and Technical Employees in Industry. [2] Like both its predecessors, it affiliated to the Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees. Unionen is the biggest trade union in Sweden and the biggest white-collar union in the world. [3] In 2014, it was joined by the Pharmacy Union, and in 2019 by the Association of Forestal and Agricultural Employees. The union had 403,623 members on formation, and grew to 566,331 members by 2019. [4]

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Presidents

2008: Mari-Ann Krantz
2008: Cecilia Fahlberg
2015: Martin Linder

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References

  1. "Verksamhetsberättelse med årsredovisning 2017" (PDF). Unionen.se. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-03-11. Retrieved 2018-03-10.
  2. Kjellberg, Anders (2008) Ett nytt fackligt landskap bland tjänstemännen: Unionen och Sveriges Ingenjörer Tam-Revy no 1 2008, pp. 4-21
  3. "The TCO Unions". TCO. Retrieved 2011-12-04.
  4. Kjellberg, Anders (2017). The Membership Development of Swedish Trade Unions and Union Confederations Since the End of the Nineteenth Century. Lund University. pp. 151–153. ISBN   9172673109.