Tag: Nordic model

President’s greetings 2021

Nordic challenges and Nordic cooperation - NFS in 2021 The Nordic countries will face similar social, ecological, and financial challenges after the Corona-crisis. We are at a breaking point where we have an excellent opportunity to deepen the Nordic cooperation, work together and support each other in th...

Nordic tripartite cooperation

The Nordic Model is unique both from a European and international perspective, given its comprehensive regulation of the labour market through collective agreements. It has successfully fostered competitiveness, growth and employment in the Nordic region. Historically, it has also contributed to levelling...

Global Deal

In 2016 we joined the Global Deal initiative, an initiative for tripartite cooperation focusing on social dialogue and inclusive growth, in the form of a partnership between governments, businesses, employer organisations, trade unions, civil society and other organisations.The purpose of the Global Deal p...

Digitalisation

Throughout time, technological developments have led to old jobs changing or disappearing, while new ones have sprung up as general levels of productivity and growth have increased. However, the pace of change has never been as fast as it is today. New innovations and technologies are becoming...

The Coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus, or covid-19 pandemic is a global health crisis which is affecting society in its entirety, our working lives and every citizen. Human lives and health are at stake, while employment and the economy is affected too. This is why it is crucial to prioritise and coordinate efforts and support...

Growth and competitiveness

We view the Nordic Model as a central and necessary starting point for growth and competitiveness in the Nordic region. For us, this model is a prerequisite for building strong and  well functioning welfare states. The Nordic Model has demonstrated that it is possible to successfully combine economic growt...

Climate and the Environment

The transition to a fossil free society is one of the most urgent challenges facing our societies. In order to succeed, we believe that the starting point must be a Just Transition, as referenced in the Paris Agreement. This means that investment in green technology, education, lifelong learning and transi...

Decent Work and the 2030 Agenda

Decent work is an important principle underpinning our activities and something we must strive towards as a society,  and the priorities for decent work coincide with those of the Nordic Model. Together with our affiliates, we prioritise and promote these issues, taking a broader perspective. The concept...

Europe

EuropeEurope and the European institutions are important for us in the Nordic countries. These institutions were created around the concepts of peace, solidarity and cooperation. These are central values for the trade union movement. Other issues of importance for the Nordic trade union agenda on the EU-le...

The Nordic region

The Nordic RegionOur work in the Nordic region aims to strengthen and develop the Nordic bargaining model, and this region is the main focus of our work. The Nordic Model is unique both from a European and global perspective. It is based on collectively bargained agreements and compromises between the soci...