BHM – Do you know your rights on the Icelandic labour market?


Subject: Do you know your rights on the Icelandic labour market?

BHM invites you to attend a Basic Course on Employee Rights and BHM Funds

Time and place:

October 19th, 12:00–13:00

Borgartún 6, Reykjavík, 3rd floor (BHM office)


The course will introduce you to minimum rights based on Icelandic law and collective agreements between member unions of the Association of Academics and employers. For example rights to minimum wage, holyday allowance, illness rights, maternity and paternal rights. Also a short introduction to the funds of Association of Academics; Relief funds for the public and private sector, Vocational Training fund, Vocational Training Fund and Career Development Center.


The course is open for members of all of BHM‘s member unions:

The Icelandic Veterinary Association (DÍ)

Reykjavík University Academics (FTK)

The Society of Broadcast Journalists (FF)

The Icelandic Society of Radiographers (FG)

Icelandic Social Science Association (FÍF)

The Union of University Teachers (FH)

Association of University Teachers in Akureyri (FHA)

The Association of University Graduates Ministry Employees (FHSS)

Icelandic Musicians Union (FÍH)

The Union of Natural Scientists (FÍN)

Icelandic actors accociation (FÍL)

Icelandic Accociation of Directors (FLÍ)

The Icelandic Association of Biomedical Scientists (FL)

State University Professors Union (FPR)

Icelandic Physiotherapy Association (FS)

The Icelandic Association of Social Workers (FÍ)

The Union of University Graduates (FRG)

Icelandic Occupational Therapy Association (IÍ)

Union of Economists and Business Academics (KVH)

The Icelandic Midwives’ Association (LÍ)

Union of Library- and Information Scientists (SBU)

Union of Lawyers (SL)

Icelandic Psychological Association (SÍ)

Association of Social Educators (ÞÍ)

The Icelandic Architects Association

The Icelandic dance association

The Association of Icelandic visual Artists


Tutor is Andri Valur Ívarsson, BHM’s Attorney at Law.

Please note that the course will also be streamed live at

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