Welcome to Føroya Arbeiðarafelag - Faroese Workers Union
We welcome all foreigners working in the Faroe Islands to the Faroese Workers Union. We are here for our members and our aim is to ensure that everyone on the labour market is informed on their rights and gets all the various benefits according to law and the wage agreement. On this page you can find information about your rights and the various benefits of membership in the FAROESE WORKERS UNION
As a member of the Faroese Workers’ Union, you will benefit from the general agreements the union has. Your rights are established in the various agreements in laws and regulations and in custumary law.
New to the Faroe Islands
Faroese Workers Union is proud to support and push for change throughout the labor landscape. If you would like to find out more information about this issue, as well as others, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Free Legal Help
As a member of the Faroese Workers Union, you will receive free legal and judicial help. Every Thursday between 14 and 16, you can contact the union’s lawyer directly on tel 312101 and the lawyer advises you on legal matters.
Founded in 1925, Faroese Workers Union is committed to our mission of organizing and helping workers. We are driven by a single goal; to do our part in making the world a better place for all. We strive to build productive and beneficial relationships with all of our pursuits. One of our greatest strengths is the support system we offer. All of our members are part of our pension fund and have health and life insurance.